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Schnormeier Gardens

8701 Laymon Rd, Gambier, OH 43022-9711
+1 740-427-2612
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Lovely gardens to enjoy.

This private estate is thrown open once a year and it well worth the visit. 75 acres of landscaped... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Shankar R
,
Westerville, Ohio
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Beautiful day in the Garden!

We had the most beautiful, cool, sunny day in these gardens. If you have the opportunity to go on... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
10sbabe
,
Columbus, Ohio
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29 Jul 2017
“Lovely gardens to enjoy. ”
15 Jun 2017
“Beautiful day in the Garden!”
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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8701 Laymon Rd, Gambier, OH 43022-9711
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+1 740-427-2612
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Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

This private estate is thrown open once a year and it well worth the visit. 75 acres of landscaped gardens and sculptures has something for every enthusiasts. The owner's imprint is evident and some of the areas are abut over the top. But there are...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2017

We had the most beautiful, cool, sunny day in these gardens. If you have the opportunity to go on the ONE weekend a year it is open, please do go. IT has interesting places for kids to see in the woods and ponds. Just so...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

This magnificent garden is only open to the public a few days during June. It is worth the trip. We were lucky enough to go on a private tour with the American Conifer Society. It is a private garden with a Japanese Tea Room, a...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2016

If you are in Gambier over the summer (which not a lot of people are) make sure to go to the gardens. You could walk around for hours (best with friends and loved ones) and see these unique Asian-inspired gardens in the middle of Ohio....More

2  Thank Megan C
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

Only open to the public for 4 days a year in early June, although they will accept large groups with appointments. The entire grounds are maintained by only 3 landscape persons - they must be magicians because this is as nice as any golf course....More

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Reviewed 1 June 2016

It is amazing to see what a gifted person can do with God's beauty!! Simply enjoy the scents, colors,sculptures and surprising landscapes as you walk around the gardens.

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Reviewed 13 January 2016

Oriental themed gardens with water features galore, hiking trails, a variety of landscaping features.

Thank David S
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Reviewed 12 October 2015

This private home and the beautiful Asian gardens with a tea room and other quaint settings are indeed a rare find. I have had the opportunity to visit on several different occasions and even volunteered for one of their events. Take advantage of the annual...More

Thank RNRVTravler
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Only open a few days a year but put this on your calendar for next late spring. The vision of sculpting their land from a ragged farm to a beautiful garden(s) and homestead is incredible. The Schnormeie's are gracious hosts as they open their property...More

1  Thank Mark K
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Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

We lucked out hearing about this family who opened their property to the public 1x/year for a few days (usually sometime the first week in June). Takes about an hour or so to listen to the intro and walk around the property depending on the...More

Thank Amy G
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pmzeller
27 June 2016|
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Response from wallywilbur | Reviewed this property |
you need to contact gardens, it is only open 1 weekend a year unless you make reservations
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Marinemom5151
25 May 2016|
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Response from David S | Reviewed this property |
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