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 Numbersort ascending Author Publication Date
International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection Five 14 6 2012 International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection Five
International Floral Art 2010–11 12 6 Katrien Van Moerbeke (editor) 2010 International Floral Art 2010–11
In Praise of Plants 4 6 Francis Hallè 2002  In Praise of Plants
In Love with a Hillside Garden 11 6 Ann, Daniel and Benjamin Streissguth 2009 In Love with a Hillside Garden
Introduction to the Plant Life of Southern California: Coast to Foothills 7 6 Philip W. Rundel and Robert Gustafson (editors) 2005 Introduction to the Plant Life of Southern California: Coast to Foothills
Insights from Insects: What Bad Bugs Can Teach Us 7 6 Gilbert Waldbauer 2005 Insights from Insects: What Bad Bugs Can Teach Us
In the Garden with Jane Austen 10 6 Kim Wilson 2008 In the Garden with Jane Austen
Intracellular Signaling in Plants (Annual Plant Reviews, volume 33) 10 6 Zhenbiao Yang (editor) 2008 Intracellular Signaling in Plants (Annual Plant Reviews, volume 33)
Inventing the Garden 13 5 Matteo Vercelloni and Virgilio Vercelloni 2010 Inventing the Garden
In the Footsteps of Augustine Henry and his Chinese Plant Collectors 13 5 Seamus O’Brien 2011 In the Footsteps of Augustine Henry and his Chinese Plant Collectors
International Floral Art 2012 – 13 14 5 2012 International Floral Art 2012 – 13
Impressionists in their Gardens 14 5 Caroline Holmes 2012 Impressionists in their Gardens
Invitations II 12 5 Daniel Ost 2009 Invitations II
Invasive Species: What Everyone Needs to Know 15 5 Daniel Simberloff 2013
Introduction to Plant Tissue Culture 5 5 M.K. Razdan 2003 Introduction to Plant Tissue Culture
Invasive Exotic Species in the Sonoran Region 5 5 Barbara Tellman (editor) 2002 Invasive Exotic Species in the Sonoran Region
Icons of Twentieth-Century Landscape Design 9 4 Katie Campbell 2007 Icons of Twentieth-Century Landscape Design
Into the Garden with Charles: A Memoir 14 4 Clyde Phillip Wachsberger 2012 Into the Garden with Charles: A Memoir
Illicium, Pimpinella and Foeniculum: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 7 4 Manuel Miró Jodral (editor) 2004 Illicium, Pimpinella and Foeniculum: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
Italian Kitchen Garden 14 4 Sarah Fraser 2011 Italian Kitchen Garden
Italian Gardens: Romantic Splendor in the Edwardian Age 11 4 Helena Attlee 2009 Italian Gardens: Romantic Splendor in the Edwardian Age
International Garden Photographer of the Year, Collection Six: Images of a Green Planet 15 4 Philip Smith (editor) 2013
Interlacing Words and Things: Bridging the Nature-Culture Opposition in Gardens and Landscape 14 4 Stephen Bann (editor) 2012 Interlacing Words and Things: Bridging the Nature-Culture Opposition in Gardens
Islamic Gardens and Landscapes 10 4 D. Fairchild Ruggles 2008 Islamic Gardens and Landscapes
Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers 10 4 Shozo Sato 2008 Ikebana: The Art of Arranging Flowers
In Harmony With Nature: Lessons from the Arts & Crafts Garden 3 3 Rick Darke. 2001 In Harmony With Nature: Lessons from the Arts & Crafts Garden
Invasion Ecology 9 3 Julie L. Lockwood, Martha F. Hoopes, and Michael P. Marchetti 2007 Invasion Ecology
Introduction to Fruit Crops 9 3 Mark Rieger 2006 Introduction to Fruit Crops
In a Green Shade: Writings from Homeground 3 2 Allen Lacy 2000 In a Green Shade: Writings from Homeground
Insect, Disease & Weed I.D. Guide 4 2 Jill Jesiolowski Cebenko and Deborah L. Martin (editors) 2001 Insect, Disease & Weed I.D. Guide
Indoor Gardening the Organic Way: How to Create a Natural and Sustaining Environment for Your Houseplants 9 2 Julie Bawden-Davis 2007 Indoor Gardening the Organic Way: How to Create a Natural and Sustaining Environ
International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants (Melbourne Code) adopted by the Eighteenth International Botanical Congress, Melbourne, Australia, July 2011 15 2 J. McNeill, F.R. Barrie, W.R. Buck, V. Demoulin, W. Greuter, D.L. Hawksworth, P.S. Herendeen, S. Knapp, K. Marhold, J. Prado, W.F. Prud’homme van Reine, G.F. Smith, J. H. Wiersma, and N.J. Turland (editors) 2012 International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants (Melbourne Code)
Into the Woods: John James Audubon Lives His Dream 5 2 Robert Burleigh 2003 Into the Woods: John James Audubon Lives His Dream
In Search of Lost Roses. 5 2 Thomas Christopher 2002 In Search of Lost Roses
In Search of the Perfect Pumpkin 5 2 Gloria Evangelista 2001 In Search of the Perfect Pumpkin
Insects and Bugs 5 2 Amanda O'Neill 2002 Insects and Bugs
International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection Four 14 1 2011 International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection Four
Invasive Plants of the Upper Midwest: An Illustrated Guide to Their Identification and Control 8 1 Elizabeth J. Czarapata 2005 Invasive Plants of the Upper Midwest:  An Illustrated Guide to Their Identificat
Imperial Landscapes: Britain’s Global Visual Culture 14 1 John E. Crowley 2011 Imperial Landscapes: Britain’s Global Visual Culture
In Search of Swampland: A Wetland Sourcebook and Field Guide. Second edition 9 1 Ralph W. Tiner 2005 In Search of Swampland: A Wetland Sourcebook and Field Guide. Second edition
Italy’s Private Gardens: An Inside View 13 1 Helena Attlee 2010 Italy’s Private Gardens: An Inside View
Island of Grass 12 1 Ellen Wohl 2009 Island of Grass
Italian Gardens: A Cultural History 15 1 Helena Attlee 2012 Italian Gardens: A Cultural History
Italy and the Potato: A History, 1550–2000 16 1 David Gentilcore 2012