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

August Gift Shop Spotlight

Join Hudson Gardens in the Gift Shop on August 5 & 6 from 9 am to 3 pm as we present the acrylic art works of M & J Creations.  Stop in and meet with the artist and shop an incredible selection of hand painted floral, bird, butterfly, dragonfly, bumble bee coasters and ocean art.  … Continued

What’s Growing in the Gardens?

Summer is the season of color in Colorado!  At Hudson Gardens, one of our guests’ favorite places to enjoy nature’s abundance of color and fragrance is our Rose Garden.  As stated so eloquently by Matshona Dhilwayo, roses do not bloom hurriedly but like all great works or art, take time to blossom.  We have waited … Continued

Wildlife Spotlight – Hudson Gardens Fine, Feathered Friends

Hudson Gardens’ diverse landscape and habitats make it an ideal home for a variety of feathered friends year-round.  During these warm summer months, guests to Hudson Gardens may have had the opportunity to meet some of the newest members of our flock, as our ducklings have started to explore the gardens with their parents. While … Continued

What’s Growing in the Gardens?

The saying goes, “April Showers bring May flowers” but it seems like we’ve been having a lot of May and June showers too!  You may be wondering, are we ever going to start seeing colors other than GREEN back in the gardens?  If you haven’t had a chance to visit for yourself, the answer is … Continued

Wildlife Spotlight – Bullsnake (Gopher Snake)

One of Hudson Gardens’ year-round residents slithering through the gardens in the warmer weather is also one of the largest of its species that you can find in Colorado.    Often mistaken for its venomous cousin, the rattlesnake, the non-venomous bullsnake or sometimes called the gopher snake, is one of the most widespread snakes in Colorado.  … Continued