Introduction to Vietnamese Cooking Class - Nov. 15th

Led by Alan Song, this class is part of our Around the World with Food series. Thursday, November 15, at 6 p.m. Learn more and register


Our Hours Change with the "Fall Back" to Standard Time

Moving forward, until daylight savings in the spring, our daily hours of operation will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Gardens members can enjoy the special benefits of walking their leashed dogs or fishing our lake between 3 and 4:30 p.m. on Mondays through Thursdays. To learn more about becoming a member of Aldridge Gardens, click here


Last Scheduled Bird Watch of the Season Is Nov. 17th!

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 register for the last scheduled members-only bird watch of the year, click here.


Holiday Decorating Class - Nov. 30th

Learn how to decorate your doors and windows with floral creative dynamo, Beth White.  Friday, November 30th from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Get details and register here.


Annual Greenery Sale - Nov. 30th and Dec. 1st

Get bundled greenery for all your home decorating trimmings! 

Members-only Sale - Friday, Nov. 30th (10 a.m. to 3 p.m.)

Open to the Public Sale - Saturday, Dec. 1st (9 a.m. to 1 p.m.)


Our Annual Gifts of Art Event is Dec. 6th!

Don't miss the Third Annual “Gifts of Art" event on Thursday, December 6th from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. This holiday market features hand-selected Alabama artists offering reasonably priced, one-of-kind gifts of art. It is truly a unique way to buy Christmas gifts for your friends and family. Learn more about it.


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


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.


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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  • Alabama Plein Air Artists
  • On exhibit in October and November.

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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 daily from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (However, we are closed Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Years Day.) 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 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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