Our mission at Glenda's House of Violets/Ambrosia Violets is to offer one-stop-shopping to the African violet & other Gesneriads communities. We are proud to offer a large inventory of growing supplies. Check out our store for products you need to grow & show those beautiful, beloved plants! We offer nursery pots (all sizes from 1" to 10" & specialty pots), plant grooming tools (we have the COOLEST tool inventory around!!), custom-blended growing & propagation soils, fertilizers, trays, domes, & other nursery supplies. We also offer several specialty items such as Portable Digital Microscopes, pH Meters, Total Dissolved Solids (TDS) Meters, & water reservoirs. Please visit our store for the latest deals & inventory!
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Physical store location open for appointment-only visits.
Please call or email to discuss social distancing protocols in place to make your visit as pleasant as possible.
Our online store is always open for your orders.
Shipping is on Mondays & Tuesdays only.
Orders placed by Sunday 6pm will be processed for shipping on Monday/Tuesday.
Stay safe & thank you for your business!
Check out my 3 presentations available via the AVSA 2020 Virtual Convention Website:
Who Are We?
Glenda's House of Violets
Glenda Williams opened Glenda's House of Violets in 2017 with a goal of being a one-stop-shop for growing products & supplies for all your African Violet, Other Gesneriads, & many other items you might grow in your garden, home, or office setting.
Glenda is a native Texan, gardening enthusiast, and has grown African Violets (AVs) and Gesneriads since the 1970s. She has a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Technology from the University of Houston with 42 years in the Information Technology industry including over 26 years of service with the State of Texas. Her affiliations are:
3rd Vice President, African Violet Society of America (2019-current);
Former Director, African Violet Society of America (2015-2017);
President, Lone Star African Violet Council – the Texas state AV council representing 16 Texas AV society affiliates;
Past President, Central Texas Judge’s Council (2015-2019)– council of AV judges from southern Texas;
Senior AVSA Judge;
Current Historian & Past Vice-President, First Austin African Violet Society in Austin, TX;
Member, Austin Area Garden Council
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Located about 35 miles east of Austin, TX just off US Highway 290 in McDade, TX.
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829 Old Highway 20, Unit B
McDade, TX 78650-5265