2016-2017 Issues

Back issues VioletsFun newsletter:

Each issue features new or sale items listed on our catalog, notices of upcoming events and important dates, and cultural information and advice.  Also, fun contests and prize winners.  Back issues can be seen here.  Though content is same, appearance here differs from the original newsletter (the format is somewhat different).  Issues here are in pdf format and can be printed out.

Current issues e-mailed (usually) monthly, to subscribers.  To subscribe visit our online catalog and enter your email address in the field provided.

Brief highlights of each issue shown below:

No. 28 – June 2016: Discolored streptocarpus leaves.  Summertime tips.
No. 29 – July 2016:  TGS Convention show.  Short bloom stems.  Episcia problems.
No. 30 – August 2016:  Summer heat.  Streps and self-watering pots.  Violets under desk lamps.
No. 31 – September 2016: Micromini violets growing tips.  Mildew and mold.
No. 32 – October 2016:  Ohio AVS show highlights.  Chimera violets and mutations.
No. 33 – November 2016:  T8 vs T12 florescent bulbs.  When will hoyas bloom?
No. 34 – December 2016:  Wick-watering streptocarpus.

No. 35 – January 2017: Losing leaves, lack of bloom.  Wicking material.
No. 36 – February 2017:  Photo contest winners.  Repotting into larger pots.  Sinningia tubers.
No. 37 – March 2017:  Leaf cuttings not sprouting.  Propagation mix.
No. 38 – April 2017:  Photo contest winners.  Common repotting mistakes.
No. 39 – May 2017:  Root pruning when repotting.  Proper water temperature.
No. 40 – June 2017:  Brown edges on streptocarpus leaves.  Rooting crowns.
No. 41 – July 2017:  Photo contest winners.  Gesneriad Society convention highlights.  Growing kohlerias.  What to do with very tall sinningias.
No. 42 – August 2017:  Saintpaulia species.  White crystals on foliage.  Water pH.
No. 43 – September 2017:  Primulinas.  Summering streptocarpus outside.  Moving outside plants inside.
No. 44 – October 2017:  Growing trailing violets in larger pots.  Dealing with overgrown violets.
No. 45 – November 2017:  Watering and soil.  Water temperature, softening, and pH.
No. 46 – December 2017:  Trimming streptocarpus leaves, thinning out and grooming.