BOTANICAL GARDENS. Tucson Botanical Gardens. 2150 N. Alvernon Way. Continuing through April 11: The Annual Garden Art Exhibit. Birds and Gardening Tours are
45-minute guided tours exploring the plants and gardening practices that attract birds to your backyard. Tours run at 9 a.m. every Tuesday. Exploring the Tucson Botanical Gardens is a guided tour highlighting TBG history and plant trivia, and familiarizing you with native flora and other plants that grow well in Tucson. These tours are at 10 a.m. every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Tours are free with admission. Introduction to Tucson Gardening classes focus on using drought-tolerant plants to colorful and low-maintenance effect. Classes are from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. the first Thursday and third Saturday of the month. Cost is $5, which includes admission; or $3 for TBG members. Regular admission to the gardens is $4, $3 for seniors, free for members and children under age 12. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Call 326-9686 for information.

Listings 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. Spring and Summer Lawn Care is the topic for Wednesday, April 7. Call 626-5161 for information on upcoming topics.

PLANT SALE. The Boyce Thompson Arboretum's Plant Sale is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Sunday, April 4. The Arboretum is located 95 miles north of Tucson via Highway 79. Admission is $5. Call (520) 689-2811 for information.

WILDFLOWER WALKS. Tohono Chul Park. 7366 N. Paseo del Norte. 742-6455. These docent-guided walks take place at 10 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday and Friday through April 30. There is a suggested donation of $2. TW

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