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“Possibilities unrealized” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Luthy Botanical Garden

Luthy Botanical Garden
2520 N. Prospect, (turn at the corner of Prospect & Gift), Peoria, IL
309-686-3362
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Ranked #11 of 19 Attractions in Peoria
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Owner description: Surround yourself with spectacular displays of spring blooming bulbs or the blazing color of autumn, the Garden offers a tranquil setting to enjoy the beauty of each passing season. Established in 1951, Luthy Botanical Garden encompasses five acres and offers over a dozen theme gardens, a Conservatory, a garden gift shop educational programming, numerous events, a rotating sculpture exhibit and magnificent floral displays.
Central Illinois
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
“Possibilities unrealized”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Small, redundant contents in greenhouse. Outside is nice. Been to weddings there.
Not the easiest place for non-locals to find.
Only need an hour or so for the whole thing.
Please donate, they need to update the plants in the greenhouse

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English first
Peoria, Illinois
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60 reviews 60 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Small but nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Small garden that is easy to walk around. I was very surprised it cost to get into the small park, but is not expensive. Quiet and peaceful

Visited May 2013
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“Beautiful and peaceful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

My young son and I visit here often, it us very close to our home. The different gardens are lovely and there is such a sense of peace there. My son loves to check out the gazebo and fountain. It is a nice hideaway in the middle of town.

Visited June 2013
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Pekin, IL
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Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Don't miss their annual plant sale!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The plant sale is usually held in late April. They always have very unique plants! I have purchased several kinds of aromatic geraniums - this year I got a ginger-scented geranium. They also have cinnamon and lime scented basil. Herbs and perennials galore. This hear I also purchased French lavender and succulents. Their store has many attractive garden accents and fun things like wind chimes, door mats, and flags.

Visited April 2013
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Peoria,Illinois
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“Serene”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

Nice place for picture taking. So glad Peoria has this place, I wish it was bigger, with more features.

Visited October 2012
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