GardenGuide of the Chicago Botanic Garden
By Chicago Botanic Garden
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Find yourself at the Chicago Botanic Garden
Become better acquainted with all 385 acres of the Chicago Botanic Garden! Packed with information, this Garden Guide mobile application includes an interactive map to help you navigate the 26 gardens and four natural areas uniquely situated on nine islands. Take a walking tour; discover the stories behind our most popular gardens, search for plants, and much more.
Garden Guide Features
•Timely events and things to see during your visit to the Chicago Botanic Garden.
•An interactive map showing your location in relation to locations of classrooms, gardens, buildings, sculptures, and other facilities within the Chicago Botanic Garden.
•Audio guides that walk you though the stories behind the most popular display gardens, narrated by Kris Jarantoski, executive vice president and director of the Chicago Botanic Garden.
•A search function that pinpoints plant locations within the Garden and provides information about and photos of the plant searched.
•Walking tours include interpretation of our most popular gardens, along with helpful tips for birdwatchers and budding photographers and suggestions about fun things to do with children.
•A list of “In Bloom” highlights (updated weekly) will alert you to what is currently in bloom, including locations of selected highlighted plants.
•A plant trait search will help you find the best plants by the characteristics you choose.
•Add “Favorite” Garden places and plants you love, and then share them with your friends or family via Facebook or e-mail.
Download your Garden Guide today and enhance your next visit to the Chicago Botanic Garden!
What's New in Version 1.1.3
Bug Fixes to Map and Tours
Terrific app, lots of easy to navigate features. Let's you see events, check maps, even find where particular plants are in bloom.
Never finishes loading DB
Was really looking forward to using this app but unfortunately it perpetually flashes "Copying Local DB". Hoping I can get it to work as I plan to visit the Gardens soon. Using on a 4S.