Use these beginner's tips for growing African violets to learn the basics of caring for an African violet plant.

Beginner's Tips for African Violet Care

How to Care for African Violets | African violets are an easy houseplant with bursts of color.

How to Care for African Violets

Potential plant for bottom of staircase with sun from skylight - African violets are an easy houseplant with bursts of color.

Learn how to plant and grow African Violets with The Old Farmer's Almanac!

African Violets

Learn how to plant, grow, and care for African Violet houseplants with this growing guide from The Old Farmer's Almanac.

African Violet  Spring Kiss

African Violet-Saintpaulia - Spring Kiss - plant

Miniature African Violets ... Love love love the glass shelves

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African violets                                        Танец Галактик (Морев)

African violets Танец Галактик (Морев) Dance of the Galaxies (Morev)

Violets need plentiful light. From October-April, grow them in the sunny east window, from May-September - north exposure. Otherwise, the harsh summer sun would fry their leaves. To keep the plants shapely, give the pots a quarter-turn every other day. To increase humidity, group plants together. Even better, set them on pebble-filled trays. Grow plants in clay pots. Clay absorbs moisture, and then releases it as humidity through evaporation. Water enough to keep the soil moist,- not…

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African Violet - Closed Terrarium

Violets do so well in a terrarium. This glass terrarium/fairy garden is filled with a Robs Voodoo Blue miniature African Violet, a carpet of mood moss, fern moss, and hair cap moss, a small patch of pixie cup lichens.