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    Fishing
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    hydrangea waterfall aldridge gardens
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    blue heron peggy
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    bird watching hoover aldridge gardens
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    Snowflake
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    mike williams aldridge gardens weddings
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    daisies blackeyed susans aldridge
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    baby geese aldridge gardens
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    about us aldridge gardens
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    Paws in the Gardens dog friendly walks Aldridge Gardens Hoover
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    Cala Lillies Rick Arnold
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    pavilion at night

Hydrangeas Under the Stars is SOLD OUT!

Hydrangeas Under the Stars is sold out again this year. Saturday, June 11th is set to be a fantastic night at Aldridge Gardens! 

 


Register for Summer Camps!

June will be here before you know it! Sign the kids up for summer camp today. We have many different camp topics to choose from, including American Girls, nature, building, and engineering. Find out more and register here.

 


Hypertufa Workshop

What's a hypertufa you ask? It's a container made from cement, perlite, and peat moss that's lighter than terracotta and can withstand harsh winters. Come and make one for yourself on June 25th! Make plans to join us now. Class size is limited. 

 


Veterans Memorial Arbor

Learn about the Veterans Memorial Arbor project that will soon span the 125-foot dam on our lake. The structure will include a ceremonial area overlooking the water and will feature all of the service branch flags, as well as the U.S. flag. See how you can play a part in its construction, while also honoring those who have served our country. Get the details

 


Guided Bird Walks At The Gardens

For the fourth consecutive year, Richard and Patricia Ryel are leading our members-only guided bird walks. These will generally be 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

 


  • CLASSES & EVENTS
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  • Art by Durand Seay
  • On exhibit during April and May

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  • PARTNERS IN TOURISM
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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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  • SPRING AND SUMMER HOURS

    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 4:30 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 can fish our lake every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in fall and winter, and 4:30 to 7 p.m. in spring and summer. In addition, members are invited to walk their leashed dogs on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in fall and winter, and 4:30 to 7 p.m. in spring and summer. However, fishing and dog walking will be restricted during weddings or other special events.

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  • 2016 SUSTAINING SPONSORS
  • 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
    - Eddie and Kay Aldridge
    - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    - Energen Corporation
    - International Expeditions
    - Ken Jackson
    - Councilman Gene Smith and Pam Smith
    - Jim McLane

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