Spring Plant Sale - April 27, 28, and 29

Don't miss our Annual Spring Plant Sale!

Members-Only Sale Preview - Thursday, April 27, 4 - 7 p.m.
Annual Spring Plant Sale - Friday, April 28, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Annual Spring Plant Sale - Saturday, April 29, 9 a.m. - Noon

Learn more about it

Prom Photos at Aldridge Gardens

Friendly reminder during this busy spring season. We ask that photography sessions, including Prom groups, be pre-scheduled and approved in advance due to our weddings and specialty events. (We regularly have weddings here at the Gardens.) We will do our best to accommodate as many groups as possible and apologize for any inconvenience. 

Sincerely ~ The Aldridge Gardens Staff (info@aldridgegardens.com)

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.

Members-Only Guided Bird Watch - May 20th

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

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.

Hydrangeas Under the Stars 2017 - SOLD OUT!

The date for our annual Hydrangeas Under the Stars event has been set for Saturday, June 10th and we are already SOLD OUT! Make plans to get tickets early next year. 

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.


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

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 Murray Johnston
  • On exhibit during April and May.

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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 6:00 p.m.
    We have an additional members-only hour from 6 to 7:00 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 4:00 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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  • 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
    - Ken Jackson
    - Jim McLane
    - Councilman Gene Smith and Pam Smith

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