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
Houseplants 1 3 Rosemary McCreary and the Editors of Sunset Books 1999 Houseplants
Heritage Gardening 1 3 Judyth A. McLeod 1994
Herbal Remedy Gardens: 38 Plans for Your Health & Well-Being 1 4 Dorie Byers 1999 Herbal Remedy Gardens: 38 Plans for Your Health & Well-Being
High Desert Yards & Gardens 1 4 Lynn Ellen Doxon 1999 High Desert Yards & Gardens.
Hearts & Crafts 2 1 Sheri Brownrigg 1996 Hearts & Crafts
Herb Gardens 2 2 Richard Rosenfeld 1999 Herb Gardens
Hostas and Other Shade-Loving Plants 2 4 Richard Bird 1999 Hostas and Other Shade-Loving Plants
Hotspots: Earth's Richest and Most Endangered Terrestrial Ecoregions 2 4 Russell A. Mittermeier, Norman Myers and Cristina Goettsch Mittermeier 1999 Hotspots: Earth's Richest and Most Endangered Terrestrial Ecoregions
Hydrangeas 2 5 Dania Price Bowman 2000 Hydrangeas
How Are You Peeling?: Food With Moods 2 3 Saxton Freymann and Joost Elffers 1999 How Are You Peeling?: Food With Moods
Hot Peppers: The Story of Cajuns and Capsicum 2 3 Richard Schweid 1999 Hot Peppers: The Story of Cajuns and Capsicum
Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs: A Scientific Analysis of Herbal Remedies for Psychiatric Conditions 3 3 Ethan Russo 2001 Handbook of Psychotropic Drugs: A Scientific Analysis of Herbal Remedies for Psy
Handbook of Vegetable Pests 3 6 John L. Capinera 2001 Handbook of Vegetable Pests
Handbook of North European Garden Plants: With Keys to Families and Genera 3 6 James Cullen (editor) 2001 Handbook of North European Garden Plants: With Keys to Families and Genera
Herbs 4 1 Editors of Rodale's Organic Gardening Magazine and Books 2001 Herbs
Herbs for the Mind: What Science Tells Us about Nature's Remedies for Depression, Stress, Memory Loss, and Insomnia 4 2 Jonathan R.T. Davidson and Kathryn M. Connor 2000 Herbs for the Mind: What Science Tells Us about Nature's Remedies for Depression
Heirloom Fruits & Vegetables 14 5 Toby Musgrave 2012 Heirloom Fruits & Vegetables
Healing Ground: Walking the Farms of Vermont 14 4 John Huddleston 2011 Healing Ground: Walking the Farms of Vermont
Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones 5 2 Susan A. Roth and Dennis Schrader 2000 Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones
Herbs: The Complete Gardener’s Guide 14 3 Patricia Lima 2012 Herbs: The Complete Gardener’s Guide
Herb Gardening from the Ground Up 14 2 Sal Gilbertie and Larry Sheehan 2012 Herb Gardening from the Ground Up
Hand Printing from Nature: Create Unique Prints for Fabric, Paper, and Other Surfaces Using Natural and Found Materials 14 2 Laura Bethmann 2011 Hand Printing from Nature: Create Unique Prints for Fabric, Paper,  and Other Su
How to Grow Winter Vegetables 14 1 Charles Dowding 2011 How to Grow Winter Vegetables
Hydroponics: Soilless Gardening Explained 6 1 Les Bridgewood 2003 Hydroponics: Soilless Gardening Explained
Homegrown Herbs: A Complete Guide to Growing, Using, and Enjoying More Than 100 Herbs 13 5 Tammi Hartung 2011 Homegrown Herbs: A Complete Guide to Growing, Using, and Enjoying More Than 100
How to Grow Food: A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing all Kinds of Fruit, Vegetables, Salads and More 13 4 Richard Gianfrancesco 2011 How to Grow Food: A Step-by-Step Guide to Growing all Kinds of Fruit, Vegetables
How to Grow Food in your Polytunnel all Year Round 13 3 Mark Gatter and Andy McKee 2010 How to Grow Food in your Polytunnel all Year Round
Heirloom Bulbs for Today 13 2 Chris Wiesinger 2010 Heirloom Bulbs for Today
Hybrid: The History and Science of Plant Breeding 12 1 Noël Kingsbury 2009 Hybrid: The History and Science of Plant Breeding
Homegrown Whole Grains: Grow, Harvest & Cook Wheat, Oats, Rice, Corn & More 11 6 Sara Pitzer 2009 Homegrown Whole Grains: Grow, Harvest & Cook Wheat, Oats, Rice, Corn & More
How Trees Die: The Past, Present, and Future of our Forests 11 6 Jeff Gillman 2009 How Trees Die: The Past, Present, and Future of our Forests
Hideaways: Cabins, Huts and Tree House Escapes 6 6 Sonia Faure 2003 Hideaways: Cabins, Huts and Tree House Escapes
Herbarium 7 3 Robyn Stacey and Ashley Hay 2004 Herbarium
Herb Gardening for Washington and Oregon 10 5 Marianne Binetti and Laura Peters 2008 Herb Gardening for Washington and Oregon
How to Build Paths, Steps & Footbridges: The Fundamentals of Planning, Designing, and Constructing Creative Walkways in Your Home Landscape 8 1 Peter Jeswald 2005 How to Build Paths, Steps & Footbridges: The Fundamentals of Planning, Designing
How to Propagate: Techniques and Tips for Over 1,000 Plants 9 3 John Cushnie 2007 How to Propagate: Techniques and Tips for Over 1,000 Plants
Hidcote: The Garden and Lawrence Johnson 9 6 Graham S. Pearson and Anna Pavord 2007 Hidcote: The Garden and Lawrence Johnson
High Plains Horticulture: A History 11 1 John F. Freeman 2008 High Plains Horticulture: A History
How to Start a Home-Based Landscaping Business 8 5 Owen E. Dell 2006 How to Start a Home-Based Landscaping Business
Heirloom Seeds and Their Keepers: Marginality and Memory in the Conservation of Biological Diversity 8 5 Virginia D. Nazarea 2005 Heirloom Seeds and Their Keepers: Marginality and Memory in the Conservation of
Handbook of Medicinal Plants 8 6 Zohara Yaniv and Uriel Bachrach, editors 2005 Handbook of Medicinal Plants
Hana in the Time of the Tulips 7 2 Deborah Noyes 2004 Hana in the Time of the Tulips
Hope’s Horizon: Three Visions for Healing the American Land 7 2 Chip Ward 2004 Hope’s Horizon: Three Visions for Healing the American Land
Homescaping: Designing Your Landscape to Match Your Home 7 4 Anne Halpin 2005 Homescaping: Designing Your Landscape to Match Your Home
Healing Foods 15 1 Margaret Roberts 2012 Healing Foods
Henry Helps Plant a Garden 15 2 Beth Bracken 2012 Henry Helps Plant a Garden
Homegrown Honey Bees: Beekeeping Your First Year. From Hiving to Honey Harvest 15 2 Alethea Morrison 2013 Homegrown Honey Bees: Beekeeping Your First Year. From Hiving to Honey Harvest
How to Propagate 375 Plants 15 2 Richard Rosenfeld 2012 How to Propagate 375 Plants
Habitats and Ecological Communities of Indiana: Presettlement to Present 15 2 John O. Whitaker, Jr. and Charles J. Amlaner, Jr. (editors) 2012 Habitats and Ecological Communities of Indiana: Presettlement to Present
Hollyhock: Garden to Table 15 3 Moreka Jolar, Heidi Scheifley. and the Hollyhock Cooks 2013
Heavenly Hydrangeas: A Practical Guide for the Home Gardener 15 4 Joan Harrison 2013
Hiroyuki Oka Monograph 15 6 Hiroyuki Oka 2013
Hanging Baskets 15 6 Andrew Mikolajski 2013
How to make a Japanese garden 16 3 Charles Chesshire 2014
How the Earth turned green: A brief 3.8-billion-year history of plants 16 4 Joseph E. Armstrong 2014