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Weber House and Garden

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Garden and Home

What a joy Ted Weber his, loved the gardens but the cute house was the big hit and his stories... read more

Reviewed October 10, 2018
Arris S
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Girls Day Out

Our group enjoys touring gardens, older homes, and flower centers. We spent over 2 hours with Ted... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
Henry, Illinois
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1503 N Baker St, Streator, IL 61364-1321
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Reviewed 6 days ago

vast garden and interesting to see the inside , they have had many people tour the house and I don't know how they manege to keep all the flowers looking so nice !

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 10, 2018 via mobile

What a joy Ted Weber his, loved the gardens but the cute house was the big hit and his stories about the people he knew: politicians, authors, movie stars and celebrities. Rain or shine he makes it special

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Arris S
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Our group enjoys touring gardens, older homes, and flower centers. We spent over 2 hours with Ted guiding us along and presenting us with the history of his awesome home. His devotion and hard labor have produced a beautiful escape to enjoy nature. Ted is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

We were greeted at the front gate by Mr. Weber whose charm and demeanor immediately captivated us. We've been to several beautiful world-renown gardens which are maintained by hundreds of gardeners. The Weber garden surpasses them all for its quaint size, variety of plants, and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Steve S
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Words and pictures just don't do this justice. Ted is a fantastic host/tour guide - just listening to him and his many stories make the tour worth it. But of course there's more to see. It's absolutely amazing what he has done with these gardens...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Sherry C
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

We bought some tickets online from the radio shopping show just looking for some new experiences. Was not too sure what to expect. Are we ever glad that we chose to come visit. The gardens are beautiful and seem never ending . Mr Weber is...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed September 10, 2017

Gorgeous, well thought-out garden. Beautiful, unique home with significance in every detail. An intelligent, hilarious man with years' worth of stories to tell. What's not to love? Well, for me, it was only the fact that I had to move onto other area things and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Reviewed July 3, 2017

Mr. Weber has a very engaging, story-telling manner. The gardens are lovely (a labor of love). The house is a unique treasure (not what I expected at all--better). We thoroughly enjoyed the history and his stories. He's a quick wit and so fun to listen...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

What a delightful hidden gem of a place to visit! Four of us visited and all agreed that it was a highlight of our short trip! We visited in April so the gardens weren't at their best yet but they were still interesting. I am...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank Melaney R
Reviewed September 13, 2016

If you are in the Streator/Ottawa/Utica/Starved Rock area, try to make time to visit this home tour. With 2 acres of fully landscaped gardens hand created by owner Ted Weber over decades, you will gawk at the beauty and the amazing amount of work it...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Response from ChicagoLinguist | Reviewed this property |
Ted told us that he runs the tour 7 days a week. There is a slight chance you could miss him, but we arrived without calling ahead, on a Sunday, and had no problem. Of course it couldn't hurt to call ahead. Definitely worth... More