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Behind the scenes greenhouse tour

Posted on Monday May 08, 2017

Hudson Garden Club's Herb Group made arrangements for the club to have a behind the scenes greenhouse tour at Kollman's Greenhouse in Twinsburg. Beth Kollman, the new owner, showed the group what it takes to start plants from seed and keep them growing and healthy until they are ready for purchase.

Tea luncheon focused on herbal delights

Posted on Monday May 08, 2017

Members of the club's Herb Group gathered for an Herbal Tea Luncheon recently. Recipes were distributed prior to the event and each participant contributed to the assortment of delicious savory and sweet delights. Beth Lawrence hosted the event at her home and made good use of her English background to serve a proper tea in colorful china tea cups. The Herb Group, a special interest group of Hudson Garden Club, meets monthly to learn about and to enjoy using herbs.

May Day 2017

Posted on Tuesday May 02, 2017

May Day has been a Hudson Garden Club tradition for over 35 years. The club delivers a floral surprise to community offices and individuals who have helped the club fulfill our mission during the past year. As an extra treat this year, in addition to our usual list, each of our volunteers took a few additional plants and blank tags and surprised some Hudson residents by paying it forward!

Arbor Day trees given to fourth graders

Posted on Sunday April 30, 2017

Since the 1980's, our club has celebrated Arbor Day by presenting a program about trees and tree planting to the fourth graders of Hudson Public Schools. This year, the 13 classes of fourth graders at East Woods School attended the presentation. As has been our club's tradition, each student received the gift of a young White Pine tree to take home and plant. Members of the club had packaged each of the 400 trees in a manner that allows them to survive a trip home in a bookbag and a delay before planting.

Spring floral design workshop

Posted on Friday April 14, 2017

The Gardener-to-Garden Committee and Flower Arranging Committee teamed up to offer a Spring Flower Arranging Workshop on April 13, 2017. Participants each brought a vase or container from home and two items from their garden to use with the flowers provided. Because of this, each arrangement was unique and personal to the designer. Thanks again to Barb Earnhardt and Dorothy Malpass for going the extra mile to plan and execute this fun and informative afternoon and to Nancy Forhan for her helpful assistance.

Club Grants Funding for Area Projects

Posted on Monday February 06, 2017

The Hudson Garden Club is pleased to announce its 2016 grants provided to organizations in the greater Akron/Cleveland area.  These grants are designed to support the organization’s mission:  to encourage the knowledge and love of gardening, the beautification of public property and the support of education in horticultural and related fields.

This year’s recipients include:

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Library donations benefit the community

Posted on Saturday January 14, 2017

Every year Hudson Garden Club donates many books, magazines, videos and youth books to the Hudson Library and Historical Society. Books that are donated in memory of members include a book plate with the member's name. Funds for this community outreach are raised via the annual Home and Garden Tour in June. This is but one of the ways that the club fulfills its mission to spread the love and knowledge of gardening. A list of the 2016 titles is available here.

**Reminder**HGC events are cancelled when Hudson Schools are closed

Posted on Thursday December 15, 2016

Our policy is to cancel Hudson Garden Club events if weather conditions dictate the cancellation of Hudson Public Schools. We also post cancellation notices on our Facebook page. Tonight's December general meeting is cancelled due to the weather.