First Bird Watch for 2018 is March 24th!

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.


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.


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.


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.


Yoga in the Gardens with Star

Want to try yoga? Looking for a welcoming environment with a slower pace and lots of instruction? Then this is for you. Come and take part on Wednesday, April 4th from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Learn more about it.


Learn Nordic Walking at Aldridge Gardens!

Learn a new way to walk that can burn up to 40 percent more calories than regular walking as well as reduce knee and joint stress. Join us for our free Nordic Walking Workshop on April 15th. Get more details


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


Spring Plant Sale - April 26, 27, and 28

Don't miss our Annual Spring Plant Sale!

Members-Only Sale Preview - Thursday, April 26, 4 - 7 p.m.
Annual Spring Plant Sale - Friday, April 27, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Annual Spring Plant Sale - Saturday, April 28, 9 a.m. - Noon

More details coming soon!


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.


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.


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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  • 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 6 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 4 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
    - 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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