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.

1 | 5 | A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | Y | Z
Title Volumesort ascending Number Author Publication Date
Medicinal Plants in Australia. Volume 4 – An Antipodean Apothecary 16 1 Cheryll Williams 2013
Medicinal Plants in Australia. Volume 3 — Plants, Potions, and Poisons 15 1 Cheryll J. Williams 2012 Medicinal Plants in Australia. Volume 3 — Plants, Potions, and Poisons
Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer: A Landscape Critic in the Golden Age 15 4 Judith Major 2013
Making More Plants: The Science, Art, and Joy of Propagation 14 3 Ken Druse 2012 Making More Plants: The Science, Art, and Joy of Propagation
Monet at Giverny 14 1 Caroline Holmes 2011 Monet at Giverny
My Ikebana 14 5 Marcel Vrignaud 2011 My Ikebana
Mediterranean Landscape Design: Vernacular Contemporary 14 4 Louisa Jones 2012 Mediterranean Landscape Design: Vernacular Contemporary
Making Craft Cider: A Ciderist’s Guide 13 6 Simon McKie 2011 Making Craft Cider: A Ciderist’s Guide
Mushrooms in Forests and Woodlands: Resource Management, Values and Local Livelihoods 13 4 Anthony B. Cunningham and Xuefei Yang (editors 2011 Mushrooms in Forests and Woodlands:  Resource Management, Values and Local Livel
Movements in Green: Conceptual Landscape Gardening 13 3 Arend Jan van der Horst 2010 Movements in Green: Conceptual Landscape Gardening
Medieval Fields 13 2 David Hall 2010 Medieval Fields
Mr. Hamilton’s Elysium: The Gardens of Painshill 13 1 Michael Symes 2010 Mr. Hamilton’s Elysium: The Gardens of Painshill
Midwest Home Landscaping, Including South-Central Canada 13 1 Landscape gardening, Gardens 2010 Midwest Home Landscaping, Including South-Central Canada
Microgreens: How to Grow Nature’s Own Superfood 13 1 Fionna Hill 2010 Microgreens: How to Grow Nature’s Own Superfood
Mediterranean Kitchen Garden 12 5 Mariano Bueno 2010 Mediterranean Kitchen Garden
Monet’s Passion: Ideas, Inspirations & Insights from the Painter’s Gardens 12 4 Elizabeth Murray 2010 Monet’s Passion: Ideas, Inspirations & Insights  from the Painter’s Gardens
Medical Authority and Englishwomen’s Herbal Texts, 1550–1650 12 2 Rebecca Laroche 2009 Medical Authority and Englishwomen’s Herbal Texts, 1550–1650
Multiplicity in Unity: Plant Subindividual Variation & Interactions with Animals 12 2 Carlos M. Herrera 2009 Multiplicity in Unity: Plant Subindividual Variation & Interactions with Animals
Mrs. Delany & Her Circle 12 1 Mark Laird and Alicia Weisberg-Roberts (editors) 2009 Mrs. Delany & Her Circle
Mary McMurtrie's Country Garden Flowers 11 5 Timothy Clark 2009 Mary McMurtrie's Country Garden Flowers
Mr. Marshal’s Flower Book 11 2 Alexander Marshal 2008 Mr. Marshal’s Flower Book
Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles 11 1 Christian Duvernois 2008 Marie-Antoinette and the Last Garden at Versailles
My Natural History: The Evolution of a Gardener 11 1 Liz Primeau 2008 My Natural History: The Evolution of a Gardener
Major Evolutionary Transitions in Flowering Plant Reproduction 11 2 Spencer C. H. Barrett (editor) 2008 Major Evolutionary Transitions in Flowering Plant Reproduction
Medicinal Plants of North America 10 4 Jim Meuninck 2008 Medicinal Plants of North America
Middle East Garden Traditions: Unity and Diversity 10 3 Michel Conan (editor) 2007 Middle East Garden Traditions: Unity and Diversity
Mountain Wildflowers of the Southern Rockies: Revealing Their Natural History 10 2 Carolyn Dodson and William W. Dunmire 2007 Mountain Wildflowers of the Southern Rockies: Revealing Their Natural History
Measuring Plant Diversity: Lessons from the Field 9 2 Thomas J. Stohlgren 2007 Measuring Plant Diversity: Lessons from the Field
Michigan's State Forests: A Century of Stewardship 9 3 William B. Botti and Michael D. Moore 2006 Michigan's State Forests: A Century of Stewardship
Moving Horizons: The Landscape Architecture of Kathryn Gustafson and Partners 8 4 Jane Amidon 2005 Moving Horizons: The Landscape Architecture of Kathryn Gustafson and Partners
Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America 8 4 Roger Phillips and Martyn Rix 2005 Mushrooms and Other Fungi of North America
Managing Wetlands for Private and Social Good: Theory, Policy and Cases from Australia 8 4 Stuart M. Whitten and Jeff Bennett 2005 Managing Wetlands for Private and Social Good:  Theory, Policy and Cases from Au
Making the Most of Shade: How to Plan, Plant, and Grow a Fabulous Garden that Lightens up the Shadows 8 5 Larry Hodgson 2006 Making the Most of Shade: How to Plan, Plant, and Grow a Fabulous Garden that Li
Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World 8 5 Paul Stamets 2005 Mycelium Running: How Mushrooms Can Help Save the World
Maples 7 1 Rosemary Barrett 2004 Maples
Morel Tales: The Culture of Mushrooming 6 3 Gary Alan Fine 2003 Morel Tales: The Culture of Mushrooming
Molecular Markers in Plant Genetics and Biotechnology 5 5 Dominique de Vienne (editor) 2003 Molecular Markers in Plant Genetics and Biotechnology
Muncha! Muncha! Muncha! 5 4 Candace Fleming 2002 Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!
Mr. Bloomfield's Orchard: The Mysterious World of Mushrooms, Molds, and Mycologists 5 4 Nicholas P. Money 2002 Mr. Bloomfield's Orchard:  The Mysterious World of Mushrooms, Molds, and Mycolog
Managing Plant Genetic Diversity 5 5 J.M.M. Engels, V. Ramanatha Rao, A.H.D. Brown and M.T. Jackson (editors) 2002 Managing Plant Genetic Diversity
Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (except ornamentals) 4 1 Peter Hanelt and the Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (editors) 2001 Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (except ornament
Mrs. Spitzer's Garden 4 2 Edith Pattou 2001 Mrs. Spitzer's Garden
Medicinal Plants of the World: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Uses 3 2 Ivan A. Ross. 1999 Medicinal Plants of the World: Chemical Constituents, Traditional and Modern Use
Microbial Pest Control. 3 5 Sushil K. Khetan 2001 Microbial Pest Control
Monet's Garden at Giverny 3 6 1999 Monet's Garden at Giverny
My First Garden 2 3 Tomek Bogacki 2000 My First Garden
Medieval Flowers 1 1 Miranda Innes and Clay Perry 1997 Medieval Flowers
My Day in the Garden 1 3 Miela Ford 1999 My Day in the Garden
My Mother Talks to Trees 1 3 Doris Gove 1999 My Mother Talks to Trees
Medicinal Herbal Therapy: A Pharmacist's Viewpoint 1 4 Steven G. Ottariano 1999 Medicinal Herbal Therapy: A Pharmacist's Viewpoint