Aldridge Botanical Gardens is a beautiful 30-acre woodland garden showcasing hydrangeas and native plants. Enjoy a half-mile walk around the six-acre lake, have a picnic or attend the many events hosted throughout the year, including plants sales, art show, seminars and Arts Alfresco concerts. Aldridge Botanical Gardens is located on the corner of Lorna Road and Rocky Ridge Ranch Road in Hoover. The signature flower of Aldridge Gardens is the Snowflake Hydrangea, a lush white flower developed and propagated by noted nurseryman Eddie Aldridge.