Interested in Becoming a Volunteer in our Water Garden?

Join our knowledgeable team of Water Gardeners and learn first-hand how they create and care for the stunning water garden displays on view at Hudson Gardens. Get a unique, insider look at water garden installation and maintenance, learn about aquatic plants, and give back to Hudson Gardens in an invaluable way! Learn more about this … Continued

Volunteer Spotlight:

This month, Hudson Gardens would like to give a shoutout to our dedicated volunteer Janice Forbes! “I started volunteering at Hudson Gardens on a regular basis in December of 2022,” she said. “I was looking for a way to contribute to my new local community after moving here from Indiana. At first, I only helped … Continued

Hudson Gardens Winter Wedding Showcase

Make your dreams a reality at our Winter Wedding Showcase, where you and your true love can explore thirty acres of open space, tour our three exquisite wedding venues, and meet with vendors. Fall in love with your wedding venue and vendors all in one day! This event takes place Feb. 10, 2024 from 11 … Continued

Wildlife Spotlight

Have you ever seen a small, furry, brown creature on the side of Bob’s Pond or swimming in Bob’s Pond at Hudson Gardens? Commonly mistaken for a beaver, muskrats also call Hudson Gardens home. Muskrats are much smaller than beavers and have a tail that resembles a rat tail, while beavers are much larger and … Continued

Beekeeping Applications Open Now

Hudson Gardens provides opportunities for new beekeepers to learn the craft with the guidance of an experienced beekeeper through the Beekeeping Program. Classes related to honeybees and beekeeping are held throughout the season, and each year, a small group of novice beekeepers are selected to keep their hives at Hudson Gardens. If you’re interested in … Continued

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