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 Volumesort ascending Number Author Year
Italy and the Potato: A History, 1550–2000 16 1 David Gentilcore 2012
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)
International Garden Photographer of the Year, Collection Six: Images of a Green Planet 15 4 Philip Smith (editor) 2013
Invasive Species: What Everyone Needs to Know 15 5 Daniel Simberloff 2013
Italian Gardens: A Cultural History 15 1 Helena Attlee 2012 Italian Gardens: A Cultural History
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
International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection Four 14 1 2011 International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection Four
Imperial Landscapes: Britain’s Global Visual Culture 14 1 John E. Crowley 2011 Imperial Landscapes: Britain’s Global Visual Culture
International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection Five 14 6 2012 International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection Five
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
Into the Garden with Charles: A Memoir 14 4 Clyde Phillip Wachsberger 2012 Into the Garden with Charles: A Memoir
Italian Kitchen Garden 14 4 Sarah Fraser 2011 Italian Kitchen Garden
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
Italy’s Private Gardens: An Inside View 13 1 Helena Attlee 2010 Italy’s Private Gardens: An Inside View
International Floral Art 2010–11 12 6 Katrien Van Moerbeke (editor) 2010 International Floral Art 2010–11
Invitations II 12 5 Daniel Ost 2009 Invitations II
Island of Grass 12 1 Ellen Wohl 2009 Island of Grass
In Love with a Hillside Garden 11 6 Ann, Daniel and Benjamin Streissguth 2009 In Love with a Hillside Garden
Italian Gardens: Romantic Splendor in the Edwardian Age 11 4 Helena Attlee 2009 Italian Gardens: Romantic Splendor in the Edwardian Age
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)
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 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
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
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
Icons of Twentieth-Century Landscape Design 9 4 Katie Campbell 2007 Icons of Twentieth-Century Landscape Design
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
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
Illicium, Pimpinella and Foeniculum: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants 7 4 Manuel Miró Jodral (editor) 2004 Illicium, Pimpinella and Foeniculum: Medicinal and Aromatic Plants
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
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
In Praise of Plants 4 6 Francis Hallè 2002  In Praise of Plants
Insect, Disease & Weed I.D. Guide 4 2 Jill Jesiolowski Cebenko and Deborah L. Martin (editors) 2001 Insect, Disease & Weed I.D. Guide
In a Green Shade: Writings from Homeground 3 2 Allen Lacy 2000 In a Green Shade: Writings from Homeground
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