BOTANICAL GARDENS. The Tucson Botanical Gardens, 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Upcoming classes offer relaxing and educational fun: TBG staff member Lynn Kaufman teaches you about planting your garden and yard to attract birds from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday, February 21. Cost is $8, $6 for members. Pre-registration is required for all classes. Call 326-9255 for reservations and information. Grounds are open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Regular admission to the gardens is $4, $3 for seniors, and free for members and children under age 12. Call 326-9255 for information.

Listings CASA DEL AGUA. 4366 N. Stanley Place. The Casa del Agua is a demonstration and education project operated by Arid Lands Studies at the University of Arizona. Free tours are offered on the hour from noon to 4 p.m. Sundays, excluding holidays. Call 887-1185 to arrange for special student and group presentations.

COMPOST DEMONSTRATION. The Master Composters of the Tucson Organic Gardeners staff a compost demonstration site at the Tucson Botanical Gardens from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday to answer your composting questions. Call the Compost Assistance Line at 670-9158 or 883-0377.

GARDENING DEMONSTRATION. The Pima County Cooperative Extension offers free gardening workshops every Wednesday at 9 a.m. at the Extension Garden Center, 4210 N. Campbell Ave., and again at 1 p.m. at the Wilmot Library, 530 N. Wilmot Road. On February 25, learn about Spring Fertilization. Bring in sick plants for an end-of-workshop diagnosis and treatment session. Call 626-5161 for information.

VERY VIOLET. El Con Mall. 3601 E. Broadway. Join the Tucson African Violet Society for their 41st annual Show and Sale Saturday and Sunday, February 21 and 22. There will be plenty of informaiton on growing African Violets in the desert, plus lots of beautiful violets on sale and display. Call Susana at 326-3057 for information. TW

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