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** NEWBIE NOOK **


Welcome to the Newbie's Nook
photo by Nancy Robitaille
This is a corner set aside just for you. If you are just beginning to learn about African Violets you've come to the right place. We can help with information on the basics you need to know to grow happy, healthy plants like the one shown above.
We’ve all been there and we’ve all asked the questions you will be asking.  Please feel at home here and ask us any questions you may have pertaining to African Violets using the Violet Voice message board.
These are your pages. Make your own discoveries. Please use the links below for further information.
Nancy & Alana





































Blossom Types 


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Fertilizers


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Finding Names for No-Names?


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Foliage Support Rings


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Leaf Propagation


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Leaf Types


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Lighting


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Rejuvenating Long-Necked Plants


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Starting Plants


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Separating Babies


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Soil Recipes




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Sowing Seed


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Symmetry 


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The Importance of Isolation 


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Wicking 101


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Keeping Your Collection Manageable


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 Bloom Stalk Propagation




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 Soil Additives


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Gloxinia Culture


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Fungus Gnats


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Chimeras



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Many more pages not yet listed here~!! Please 'Search By Topic'.

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Page design & editing by Alana - Sep/2004

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