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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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Gardening Tips: Caring for African Violets

Caring for African violets is easy. With the right amount of light, water and fertilizer, you can grow these old-fashioned houseplants any time of the year.

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African Violets require special care. Find out the kind of pot you need, the amount of sun the plants need, and how to water them. #gardening #violets