The Hudson Gardens and Event Center Located Near Denver, Colorado, in the City of Littleton

Hudson Gardens Colorado

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Beekeeping


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Beekeeping Courses

The Hudson Gardens offers a comprehensive series on beekeeping classes offered throughout the year, which covers topics such as pollination, honey harvest, and everything in between! If you are thinking about becoming a beekeeper, or are already keeping bees but want to deepen your knowledge, our classes are for you! Please visit our Beekeeping Program page for complete course descriptions and registration instructions.

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Birding


Beekeeping Express Denver, CO

Birding in The Gardens: Bird Walks
Walk with us on the wild side! Join an Audubon Master Birder from the Front Range Birding Company, to discover the amazing diversity of ducks that winter in and around Hudson Gardens. This tour will include stops along the South Platte River to discover other avian species that frequent the rich river corridor. From diving ducks to dabbling ducks, you’ll come away amazed with the local wildlife and will also pick up basic birding techniques, identification tips, and so much more! Whether you are new to birding or an experienced bird watcher, there is always something exciting to see through your binoculars at Hudson Gardens!

This walk will be held outdoors. Participants will meet in front of the Gift Shop. Dress for the weather, bring snacks and a pair of binoculars. No prior birding experience is necessary.

Upcoming dates are as follows:
Saturday, January 31, 2015, 8- 11 AM
Saturday, March 28, 2015, 8-11 AM
Saturday, April 25, 2015, 8-11 AM
Saturday, May 30, 2015, 8-11 AM
Saturday, June 27, 2015, 8-11 AM
Saturday, July 25, 2015, 8-11 AM
Saturday, August 29, 2015, 8-11 AM
Saturday, September 26, 2015, 8-11 AM
Saturday, October 31, 2015, 8- 11 AM

Registration: $8/member, $10/nonmember. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Call the Education Department at (303) 797-8565 ext. 306 or visit shop.hudsongardens.org to register.

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Gardening


Beekeeping Express Denver, CO

Growing Roses in Colorado Class Series
Saturday, October 25, 2014, 8 – 11 AM

Rose growing is easier than you think, but knowing the specific requirements of your roses and proper care techniques can ensure healthy plants and beautiful blooms year after year. In this four-class series, experts from the Denver Rose Society will introduce you to the many different rose varieties (including those best suited for the Colorado climate as well as those that will add landscape interest to your garden), show you how to plant, prune, and care for your roses throughout the year, and demonstrate how to tuck your roses in for the winter so they wake up to another fabulous blooming season. The series will include tours of the many varieties of roses at Hudson Gardens, on-site demonstrations, and opportunities to practice your newly- learned skills.

The Growing Roses in Colorado series includes four classes:

  • Roses 101 – Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10 AM – 12 PM

  • Roses: Landscape Lovelies for Any Garden – Saturday, April 18, 2015 10 AM – 12 PM

  • Rose Pruning Workshop – Saturday, May 2, 2015 9 AM – 12 PM

  • Putting your Rose Garden to Bed – Saturday, September 19, 2015 10 AM – 12 PM

Registration: $81/member*, $92/nonmember; includes all four classes in the Growing Roses in Colorado series. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Call the Education Department at (303) 797- 8565 ext. 306 or visit shop.hudsongardens.org to register. (*Member prices apply to Hudson Gardens’ members only.)

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Beekeeping Express Denver, CO

Roses 101
Saturday, March 7, 2015, 10 AM -12 PM

For over three thousand years the rose has been called the Queen of Flowers for its beautiful form, color, and fragrance. They also happen to grow great in Colorado! In this course designed for the beginner, a rose growing expert from the Denver Rose Society will share the secrets to successfully growing roses in our Colorado climate. This class will uncover which rose types grow best in our area, how and when to plant, and how to care for your roses throughout the seasons.

Registration: $21/member, $24/nonmember. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Call the Education Department at (303) 797-8565 ext. 306 or visit shop.hudsongardens.org to register.

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Beekeeping Express Denver, CO

Roses: Landscape Lovelies for Any Garden
Saturday, April 18, 2015, 10AM – 12PM

Landscape roses, including shrub roses, old garden roses, and many other types are perfect additions to a Colorado garden for their trouble-free care, winter hardiness, striking colors, repeat bloom, and versatility as borders, hedges, groundcovers, or background plantings. During this class taught by an expert from the Denver Rose Society, you’ll discover which roses work best for your landscape and learn valuable planting and care tips to keep your roses looking like blooming stars throughout the growing season.

Registration: $21/member, $24/nonmember. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Call the Education Department at (303) 797-8565 ext. 306 or visit shop.hudsongardens.org to register.

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Beekeeping Express Denver, CO

Rose Pruning Workshop
Saturday, May 2, 2015, 9AM – 12PM

Good pruning helps to improve the health of your roses and can be a fun, creative, and most importantly, simple, process. During this hands-on workshop, a rose growing expert from the Denver Rose Society will transform pruning from mystery to practicality. You’ll learn the when, how, and why of pruning different types of roses, including climbers. You will then venture out to Hudson Gardens’ Rose Garden for a step-by-step demonstration of pruning and the opportunity to practice what you have learned on one of Hudson Gardens’ 200 rose plants. Please bring gloves and pruning shears if you have them and dress for the outdoors.

Registration: $27/member, $30/nonmember. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Call the Education Department at (303) 797-8565 ext. 306 or visit shop.hudsongardens.org to register.

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Beekeeping Express Denver, CO

Putting your Rose Garden to Bed
Saturday, September 19, 2015, 10AM – 12PM

Preparing your roses for winter is the key to growing fabulous flowers in the spring. A rose growing expert from the Denver Rose Society will explain why fall and winter care keeps your roses healthy from year to year. You’ll learn tips on encouraging dormancy, when to water, how to transplant and rearrange rose beds, and how to prepare new rose beds for spring planting. You’ll also receive a recommended list of roses that do well along the Front Range and higher altitudes. The class will wrap up with a visit to Hudson Gardens’ Rose Garden.

Registration: $21/member, $24/nonmember. Space is limited and advance registration is required. Call the Education Department at (303) 797-8565 ext. 306 or visit shop.hudsongardens.org to register.

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Meet the Vegetable Gardeners

Join us at Hudson Gardens’ Vegetable Garden to observe Colorado Master Gardenersm Volunteers doing what they do best! The Gardeners will be available June through September to answer your gardening questions and give advice on all your “how-to” questions. There will also be opportunities to observe bed preparation, planting, weeding, harvesting, and more from the experts who plan and maintain the Hudson Gardens’ Vegetable Garden each year. These events are free and open to the public. Drop by anytime between 9:30 AM and 11:30 AM on the following dates to meet the Vegetable Gardeners!

Check back soon for upcoming 2015 dates.

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Community


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Community Drum Circle

Join people of all levels of musical expertise to share your rhythmical spirit in an oasis of beauty! Community drum circles are popping up throughout the nation as a fun way to celebrate community and life through recreational music making. No drumming expertise is necessary and all ages and abilities are welcome to attend this family-friendly event. This guided session will include basic and traditional rhythms, guided imagery, and freestyle.

Sessions may be held outdoors during the summer; please dress for the weather and bring a chair or blanket for seating.

Sessions are scheduled on the second Tuesday of each month from 6-8 PM. Upcoming dates are as follows:

Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Tuesday, June 9, 2015
Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Tuesday, August 11, 2015
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Tuesday, November 10, 2015
Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Registration: $1/person at the door, cash only. Registrations are required, contact 303bob5280@comcast.net. When registering, indicate whether you will need to borrow percussion or if you will be providing your own. Loaned equipment is available on a first-come, first- served basis for a rental fee of $3/person.

 
 
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