Summer Camp Registration

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. Learn more and register here.

 


Learn About Our New Bonsai Membership

Have you heard about our new Bonsai Membership? This membership level offers quarterly bonsai educational opportunities. Learn more and see all of our membership levels here

 


Hydrangea Society Meeting on June 27th!

Want to learn more about hydrangeas and other related gardening topics? Join us at 1:00 p.m. on June 27th! This month's topic is "Go Wild with Hydrangeas" with David Doggett. Learn more about it.

 


Aldridge Gardens Gift Certificates!

Now you can order Aldridge Gardens gift certificates online and have them mailed to you or someone special! It makes for an excellent present and its always the right size. 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.

 


Next Bird Watch Is July 21st!

For the sixth consecutive year, Richard and Patricia Ryel are leading our members-only guided bird watches. 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 watches and to register, click here.

 


A Barrel of Fun...and Whiskey! - July 26 at 6 p.m.

Enjoy an evening with bartender and author Clair McLafferty. Learn about whiskey as she discusses the history and mixology of this traditional alcoholic beverage. Get the details

 


Mad Hatter’s Fairy Garden Tea Party - July 31st! - SOLD OUT

Parents and grandparents, decorate and plant a small fairy garden with your child/grandchild while enjoying an Alice in Aldridge Gardens theme! This event is now sold out.

 


Enchanting Ethiopian Eating - Aug. 2nd at 6 p.m.

Join Gini Mohamad from Red Sea Ethiopian & Mediterranean Restaurant for a real taste treat! Learn how to make Injera (Ethiopian flatbread), as well as an appetizer, an entrée, a side dish, a dessert, and even tea! Learn more and register here

 


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.
 


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! 


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  • CLASSES & EVENTS
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  • Artist Jayne Morgan
  • On exhibit in June and July.

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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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  • HOURS OF OPERATION

    Aldridge Gardens is open 7 days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Admission to the Gardens is 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 5 to 7 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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  • 2018 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
    - 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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