Hoover Sun Highlights the Celebration of Life for Eddie Aldridge

Take a look at Alyx Chandler's article "Hoover celebrates life of nurseryman and gardens creator Eddie Aldridge" in the Hoover Sun. It's a beautiful piece based on an interview with Kay Aldridge and Aldridge Gardens CEO, Tynette Lynch. Read it here

 


Don't commit "Crape Murder" this year!

Join Rip Weaver, on Wednesday, January 23rd, as he teaches us how to correctly prune crape myrtles and other shrubs and trees.  We will be doing "hands-on pruning" on sample "trees" inside so bring your own hand pruners, see a demonstration, and then try it for yourself. Learn more and register here.

 


Hydrangea Society Meeting - January 23rd

Want to learn more about hydrangeas and other related gardening topics? Join us at 1:00 p.m. on January 23rd! This month's topic is "Matching the Right Hydrangea with the Right Gardener" by Jan Rogers. Get more details here.

 


Ethiopian Cooking Returns! Feb. 19th

Taste and learn how to make Ethiopian food! This class will be led by Gini Mohammad, from Red Sea Ethiopian and Mediterranean Restaurant, in the Aldridge Gardens house from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, February 19th. Learn more

 


Nordic Walking Workshop - Feb. 10th

This class will show you a great way to include upper body exercise and add balance assistance while walking. Sunday, February 10, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Led by Dr. Leroy Hurt, this class is free. But registration is required. Get the details.

 


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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  • 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 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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  • 2019 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 and Rita McLane
    - Councilman Gene Smith and Pam Smith

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