CSU Arapahoe County Master Gardeners at the Hudson Gardens Demonstration Vegetable Garden

The vegetable garden was started more than 20 years ago by a Master Gardener and Hudson Gardens volunteer, Don Stang. At this point in time, the garden was located in a different area and the produce grown was distributed amongst staff. It has since moved and expanded in size to contain 23 raised beds! Deb … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight

This month, Hudson Gardens would like to give a shoutout to our dedicated volunteer Jennifer Alves! “In spring 2022, I was enjoying a stroll at Hudson Gardens, thinking ‘I want to make this gem my home away from home.’  I was warmly greeted by Sandra when I stepped into the Hudson Gardens Gift Shop. Sandra … Continued

Hudson History: King and Evelyn Hudson

King and Evelyn Hudson first moved to Colorado so King could continue practicing at Fitzsimons Army Hospital and Fort Logan as a dentist for the Army Dental Corps in 1941. After their arrival, they purchased five acres of land and built a log cabin to satisfy Evelyn’s dream of operating a tea cottage. This building … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight – Susan Gilbert

This month, Hudson Gardens would like to give a shoutout to our dedicated volunteer Susan Gilbert! “I’ve been a volunteer in the Hudson Gardens Gift Shop since June of 2020 and have enjoyed every moment. It’s hard to believe I’ve been here that long. As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. The best … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight – Rose Gardeners

This group of 15 volunteers dedicate their time to tending to the Rose Garden and all other rose bushes on the property every week, host the “Meet the Rose Gardener” events held once a month, and provide classes about rose gardening for every season. The 2023 year has proved to be quite difficult because of … Continued

Hudson Gardens & CSU

Hudson Gardens is known as a place to enjoy beautiful and diverse flora and wildlife but, did you know it provides more than just a beautiful landscape to the community?   For the past 20 years, Hudson Gardens has had the distinct privilege of working with Master Gardeners of the CSU Arapahoe Extension Program to plant … Continued

Art in the Garden: “Figure”

On June 26, 2023, Hudson Gardens dedicated “Figure” by Charlotte Zink as its latest addition to Art in the Garden. “Figure” was selected from numerous entries to South Suburban’s “Art on Loan” program, created to promote and highlight local Colorado artists and their work.   Sculptures are displayed in a year-long, outdoor exhibit at either Goodson … Continued

Wildlife Spotlight: What Lies Beneath?

There are so many wild species that call Hudson Gardens home! One of our guests and visitors’ favorite wildlife species can be found basking in the sun on fallen logs, taking a dip in the lake or even sometimes just walking down the trails. Hudson Gardens is home to many species of turtles including the … Continued

Mark Your Calendars! – Littleton Symphony Orchestra Concert – August 20, 2023

  Close out Littleton’s 2023 Western Welcome Week with a summer concert on the South Lawn. On Sunday, August 20, the Littleton Symphony Orchestra will be performing favorites by Copland and Williams and more.  Guests are welcome to bring chairs, blankets, food, and non-alcoholic beverages.  Pets, alcohol and glass containers of any kind are not … Continued

Upcoming Classes & Programs

August 16, 2023 – Meet the Vegetable Gardener – 9:00 AM at the Vegetable Garden (FREE) August 16, 2023 – Extending the Gardening Season – 9:30 AM at the Vegetable Garden (FREE) August 17, 2023 – Meet the Herb Gardener – 9:00 AM at the Herb Garden (FREE) August 20, 2023 – Littleton Symphony Orchestra … Continued