- East or West light is best…think diffuse, bright light
- Let them get pot bound. This means let them get too big for their pots. They bloom more that way.
- Let them dry out between waterings. More African Violets die from overwatering than anything else.
Jeanne Grunert is a certified Virginia Master Gardener and the author of several gardening books. Her garden articles, photographs, and interviews have been featured in The Herb Companion, Virginia Gardener, and Cultivate, the magazine of the National Farm Bureau. She is the founder of The Christian Herbalists group and a popular local lecturer on culinary herbs and herbs for health, raised bed gardening, and horticulture therapy.