Summer Camp Registration Is Now Open!

It's time for summer camp registration! This year, our program consists of weekly day camps from 9:00 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday from June 5th through June 30th. Weekly camp themes include Construction in Nature, Engineering FUNdamentals, Cool Art, Paper Circuitry, and of course our ever popular American Girl Doll camps. Learn more and register here.

Hydrangeas Under the Stars 2017 - Tickets Now Available

The date for our annual Hydrangeas Under the Stars event has been set for Saturday, June 10th. So mark your calendars and plan to join us for a special evening of great food and entertainment with silent and live auctions all to benefit Aldridge Gardens! Learn more about it and get tickets

Look Who's Turning 50!

Congratulations to the City of Hoover on your 50th anniversary! We are so happy and proud to be a part of such a wonderful place to shop, eat, work, and live. Learn more about this great city we call home

City of Hoover’s 19th Annual Arbor Day Celebration presented by the Hoover Beautification Board

Make plans to be a part of Hoover’s 19th annual Arbor Day celebration at Aldridge Gardens on Saturday, March 4th, from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. The event includes free trees for Hoover residents, a formal Arbor Day ceremony, recognition of Hoover Schools' 4th Grade Arbor Day Essay Contest winners, and a ceremonial tree planting. Learn more about it

Learn How to Feed Your Garden from Captain Compost

Captain Compost wants to encourage all gardeners to enjoy and experiment with the amazing modern world of organic and sustainable gardening. Join us on March 14th to hear more from him directly. Learn more and register here

Members-Only Guided Bird Watches Return March 18

For the fifth consecutive year, Richard and Patricia Ryel are leading our members-only guided bird watch events. These are generally held on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 8 - 10 a.m. To see the dates of this year's currently scheduled bird walks and to register, click here

Learn about the Cahaba Lilies and their river

Join us to learn more about central Alabama's most revered wildflower from Randy Haddock, the Field Director for the Cahaba River Society. Get more information and register here

Do you know how to propagate hydrangea cuttings?

Our hands-on workshop, scheduled for May 20th, will show you how to root fresh hydrangea cuttings. Come and learn how to propagate hydrangeas for yourself. And you'll get to take them home too! Learn more about it.

It's not too late to be a part of our Veterans Memorial Arbor

You can still reserve benches and pavers to honor veterans through our Veterans Memorial Arbor. Learn more and find out how.


Best of Borrowed & Blue - Second Year in a Row!

Aldridge Gardens has again been named the Best Intimate Venue in Birmingham by wedding planning website Borrowed & Blue! We are proud to receive this honor as voted on by vendors. Get more details.

Proud to be a Top Ranked Tourist Attraction

Aldridge Gardens recognized in Top Ranked Tourist Attractions, Birmingham Business Journal, May 2016!


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  • Art by Linda Vance
  • On exhibit during February and March.

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  • We're delighted to be part of the Alabama Garden Trail!

    We're delighted to be part of the Alabama Garden Trail!

    You can explore and experience Alabama's beautiful gardens from the top of the state all the way down to the Gulf - and of course right here in Hoover! Visit the official travel site of Alabama to learn more.

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    Aldridge Gardens is open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Guests of private events are welcome after 4:30 p.m.
    The museum and gallery are open 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily, except when events are scheduled.
    Admission to the Gardens is always free.
    Everyone is invited to enjoy our walking trails but ask you not to run or jog on them. Our trails are very natural and not conducive to running.

  • Members are invited to walk their leashed dogs and fish our lake Mondays through Thursdays, from 4:00 to 7 p.m. during daylight savings time (spring, summer, and early fall) and 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. during standard time (late fall and winter). Please make sure to clean up after your pet. However, fishing and dog walking will be restricted during weddings or other special events.

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  • Our Gardens are successful thanks to those whose generous sponsorships enable us to maintain and sustain the grounds, and to provide activities and events. Because of this, we would like to sincerely thank the following sponsors:

    - Agricultural Services
    - Alabama Power Foundation
    - Eddie and Kay Aldridge
    - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    - International Expeditions
    - Ken Jackson
    - Jim McLane
    - Signature Homes
    - Councilman Gene Smith and Pam Smith

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