Summer Camp Registration
Now Open for Aldridge Gardens Members

We'll have weekly day camps from 9:00 a.m. to noon, Monday through Friday from June 4th through June 29th. Camp themes include Animation, Science and Technology, Engineering and Construction, Cool Art, Geography, and of course our ever popular American Girl Doll camps. 

Registration for Aldridge Gardens members begins on February 15th while registration for non-members begins March 1st. Learn more and register here.


City of Hoover’s 20th Annual Arbor Day Celebration
presented by the Hoover Beautification Board

Make plans to be a part of Hoover’s 20th annual Arbor Day celebration at Aldridge Gardens on Saturday, March 3rd, 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.


Building Community Together in Hoover

Listen to our CEO, Tynette Lynch, talk about the past, present, and future of Aldridge Gardens in this great new video by the City of Hoover.


Springtime Tablescapes with Beth White - March 20th

Join Beth White on the first day of spring to learn more about creating your own beautiful tablescapes. Find out more and register here


Our own Tynette Lynch has been selected to chair the Birmingham CVB Board of Directors

Aldridge Gardens CEO, Tynette Lynch, has been selected as 2018 chairman of the board of directors for the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau. Details are in the press release linked below. Congrats Tynette! 

Beginning Embroidery with Karen Taylor - April 3rd

Learn beginning embroidery stitches that will be stuffed and sewn into a take-home sachet. April 3rd from 10 to noon. Get more details and register here.


Japanese Maple Walk and Talk - April 21st

Join David Doggett for a walk through the Gardens to see and learn about the various Japanese Maples featured on our grounds. Free for registered participants. Learn more


Hydrangea Propagation Workshop - May 12th

Learn the ins and outs of propagating hydrangeas from seed as well as from cuttings. Space is limited. Don't miss out. Register now.


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.

Hydrangeas Under the Stars 2018!

The date for our annual Hydrangeas Under the Stars event has been set for Saturday, June 9th! This event has sold out in the past, so make sure to register early. Learn more and R.S.V.P. now.


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  • Photographer Butch Oglesby
  • On exhibit from February through 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 4:30 p.m.
    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 3 to 4:30 p.m. 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
    - Dr. Jim and Mrs. Diane Boogaerts
    - Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
    - Ken Jackson
    - Jim McLane
    - Councilman Gene Smith and Pam Smith

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