Current Books & Book Reviews

Current Books on Gardening & Botany is an Internet-only journal reviewing new books and other media about gardening, horticulture, and botany. Reviews cover a wide range of new literature in print and digital form and are written primarily by the staff of the Chicago Botanic Garden.

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Title Volume Number Author Publication Date
Early Flowers and Angiosperm Evolution 14 1 Else Marie Friis, Peter R. Crane, and Kaj Raunsgaard Pedersen 2011 Early Flowers and Angiosperm Evolution
Earth Repair: A Transatlantic History of Environmental Restoration 9 1 Marcus Hall 2005 Earth Repair: A Transatlantic History of Environmental Restoration
East Gulf Coastal Plain Wildflowers 8 1 Gil Nelson 2005 East Gulf Coastal Plain Wildflowers
East Wind Melts the Ice: A Memoir Through the Seasons 9 4 Liza Dalby 2007 East Wind Melts the Ice: A Memoir Through the Seasons
Easy and Elegant Rose Design: Beyond the Garden 7 4 Ellen Spector Platt 2004 Easy and Elegant Rose Design: Beyond the Garden
Easy Orchids 7 2 Liz Johnson 2005 Easy Orchids
Eat Your Yard! Edible Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Herbs, and Flowers for Your Landscape 12 4 Nan K. Chase 2010 Eat Your Yard! Edible Trees, Shrubs, Vines, Herbs, and Flowers for Your Landscap
Ecological Communities: Plant Mediation in Indirect Interaction Webs 9 3 Takayuki Ohgushi, Timothy P. Craig, and Peter W. Price (editors) 2007 Ecological Communities: Plant Mediation in Indirect Interaction Webs
Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting 9 1 Catherine Rich and Travis Longcore (editors) 2006 Ecological Consequences of Artificial Night Lighting
Ecological Literacy: Educating our Children for a Sustainable World 8 5 Michael K. Stone and Zenobia Barlow (editors) 2005 Ecological Literacy: Educating our Children for a Sustainable World
Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England Second Edition 13 3 Carolyn Merchant 2010 Ecological Revolutions: Nature, Gender, and Science in New England Second Editio
Ecology and Conservation of the San Pedro River 11 4 Juliet C. Stromberg and Barbara Tellman (editors) 2009 Ecology and Conservation of the San Pedro River
Ecology and Evolution of Flowers 9 3 Lawrence D. Harder and Spencer C.H. Barrett (editors) 2006 Ecology and Evolution of Flowers
Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands 9 3 Darold P. Batzer and Rebecca R. Sharitz (editors) 2006 Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands
Ecology of plant derived smoke: Its use in seed germination 16 3 Lara Jefferson, Marcello Pennacchio, and Kayri Havens 2014
Ecology: A Pocket Guide 10 6 Ernest Callenbach 2008 Ecology: A Pocket Guide
Ecotourists Save the World: The Environmental Volunteer’s Guide to More than 300 International Adventures to Conserve, Preserve, and Rehabilitate Wildlife and Habitats 12 5 Pamela K. Brodowsky and the National Wildlife Federation 2010 Ecotourists Save the World: The Environmental Volunteer’s Guide  to More than 30
Eddie’s Garden and How to Make Things Grow 6 5 Susan Garland. 2004 Eddie’s Garden and How to Make Things Grow
Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the World 6 5 Ian Hall, Steven Stephenson, Peter K. Buchanan, Wang Yun, and Anthony L.J. Cole 2003 Edible and Poisonous Mushrooms of the World
Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn Second Edition 12 4 2010 Edible Estates: Attack on the Front Lawn Second Edition
Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist: How to Have Your Yard and Eat it Too 16 1 Michael Judd 2013
Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens: The Best Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs 14 3 June Flanagan 2011 Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens: The Best Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs
Edible Wild Plants 14 3 Todd Telander 2012 Edible Wild Plants
Edible: A Celebration of Local Foods 12 5 Local foods, Cookery, American 2010 Edible: A Celebration of Local Foods
Edward Bawden's Kew Gardens 16 3 Peyton Skipwith and Brian Webb 2014
Elements of Mathematical Ecology 5 2 Mark Kot 2001 Elements of Mathematical Ecology
Elsevier's Dictionary of Plant Names and Their Origins 4 2 Donald C. Watts 2000 Elsevier's Dictionary of Plant Names and Their Origins
Embroidered Ground: Revisiting the Garden 13 4 Page Dickey 2011 Embroidered Ground: Revisiting the Garden
Emil Nolde: Mein Garten voller Blumen; My Garden Full of Flowers 12 3 Emil Nolde 2009 Emil Nolde: Mein Garten voller Blumen; My Garden Full of Flowers
Empowered Gardens: Architects and Designers at Home 2 3 Carol Soucek King (editor) 1997 Empowered Gardens: Architects and Designers at Home
Encyclopedia of Dahlias 7 1 Bill McClaren 2004 Encyclopedia of Dahlias
Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants: Annuals, Bulbs, Herbs, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees, Vegetables, Fruits & Nuts 9 2 Derek Fell 2007 Encyclopedia of Hardy Plants: Annuals, Bulbs, Herbs, Perennials, Shrubs, Trees,
Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science 6 5 Robert M. Goodman 2004 Encyclopedia of Plant and Crop Science
Encyclopedia of Soil Science 4 6 Rattan Lal (editor) 2002 Encyclopedia of Soil Science
Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants: Identification and Cultivation of Over 3,000 Tropical Plants 14 1 Ahmed Fayaz 2011 Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants: Identification and Cultivation of Over 3,000 Tr
Ending the Mendel-Fisher Controversy 10 3 Allan Franklin, A.W.F. Edwards, Daniel J. Fairbanks, Daniel L. Hartl, and Teddy Seidenfeld 2008 Ending the Mendel-Fisher Controversy
Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation 5 3 Gary Paul Nabhan 2002 Enduring Seeds: Native American Agriculture and Wild Plant Conservation
Energy–wise Landscape Design: A New Approach for Your Home and Garden 12 4 Sue Reed 2010 Energy–wise Landscape Design:  A New Approach for Your Home and Garden
English Gardens in the Twentieth Century 7 6 Tim Richardson 2005 English Gardens in the Twentieth Century
Envisioning the Garden: Line, Scale, Distance, Form, Color, and Meaning 13 5 Robert Mallet 2011 Envisioning the Garden: Line, Scale, Distance, Form, Color, and Meaning
Epicurean Simplicity 4 2 Stephanie Mills 2002 Epicurean Simplicity
Essay on Gardens: A Chapter in the French Picturesque 6 2 Claude-Henri Watelet (Samuel Danon, translator and editor) 2003 Essay on Gardens: A Chapter in the French Picturesque
Essay on the Geography of Plants 12 5 Alexander von Humboldt and Aimé Bonpland 2009 Essay on the Geography of Plants
Essays on Nature and Landscape 5 3 Susan Fenimore Cooper 2002 Essays on Nature and Landscape
Ethical Sourcing in the Global Food System 9 1 Stephanie Barrientos and Catherine Dolan (editors) 2006 Ethical Sourcing in the Global Food System
Every Root An Anchor: Wisconsin’s Famous and Historic Trees 7 2 R. Bruce Allison 2005 Every Root An Anchor: Wisconsin’s Famous and Historic Trees
Evolutionary Ecology of Plant Reproductive Strategies 9 1 Tom J. de Jong and Peter Klinkhamer 2006 Evolutionary Ecology of Plant Reproductive Strategies
Ex Situ Plant Conservation: Supporting Species Survival in the Wild 7 5 Edward O. Guerrant, Jr., Kayri Havens, and Mick Maunder 2004 Ex Situ Plant Conservation: Supporting Species Survival in the Wild
Exotic Botanical Illustration with the Eden Project 14 6 Rosie Martin and Meriel Thurstan 2012 Exotic Botanical Illustration with the Eden Project
Exploitation of Fungi 9 6 G.D. Robson, P. van West, and G.M. Gadd (editors) 2007 Exploitation of Fungi
Exploring Florida’s Botanical Wonders: A Guide to Ancient Trees, Unique Flora, and Wildflower Walks 12 1 Sandra Friend 2009 Exploring Florida’s Botanical Wonders: A Guide to Ancient Trees, Unique Flora, a
Exploring Gardens & Green Spaces: From Connecticut to the Delaware Valley 14 2 Magda Salvesen 2011 Exploring Gardens & Green Spaces:  From Connecticut to the Delaware Valley
Exploring Nature’s Bounty: One Hundred Outings Near New York City 14 4 Lucy D. Rosenfeld and Marina Harrison 2012 Exploring Nature’s Bounty: One Hundred Outings Near New York City
Extraordinary Leaves 10 6 Stephen Green-Armytage and Dennis Schrader 2008 Extraordinary Leaves
Extraordinary Plant Qualities for Biodynamics. Translation by David Heaf 9 2 Jochen Bockemühl and Kari Jävinen 2006 Extraordinary Plant Qualities for Biodynamics. Translation by David Heaf
Exuberant Floral Art 15 4 Natasha Lisitsa 2013