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.

Title Volume Number
Ancient Trees in the Landscape: Norfolk’s Arboreal Heritage 14 2
Freedom’s Gardener: James F. Brown, Horticulture, and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America 14 2
Barnheart: The Incurable Longing for a Farm of One’s Own, a Memoir 14 2
Growing Food in Small Gardens 14 2
The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivator’s Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production 14 2
Exploring Gardens & Green Spaces: From Connecticut to the Delaware Valley 14 2
The New Ornamental Garden 14 2
The Paper Road: Archive and Experience in the Botanical Exploration of West China and Tibet 14 2
Wading for Bugs: Exploring Streams with the Experts 14 2
Wild in the City: Exploring the Intertwine, The Portland–Vancouver Region’s Network of Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas 14 2
Graphic Standards Field Guide to Softscape 14 2
Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur 14 1
The Secret Lives of Backyard Bugs: Discover Amazing Butterflies, Moths, Spiders, Dragonflies, and Other Insects! 14 1
International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection Four 14 1
The Home Orchard Handbook: A Complete Guide to Growing Your Own Fruit Trees Anywhere 14 1
Aldo Leopold’s Shack: Nina’s Story 14 1
Monet at Giverny 14 1
Plants as Persons: A Philosophical Botany 14 1
The Complete Guide to Saving Seeds 14 1
Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida Third Edition 14 1
Wildflower Wonders: The 50 Best Wildflower Sites in the World 14 1
Garden Landscaping Manual: A Step-by-Step Guide to Landscaping & Building Projects in Your Garden 14 1
Early Flowers and Angiosperm Evolution 14 1
The Green Garden: A New England Guide to Planning, Planting, and Maintaining the Eco-friendly Habitat Garden 14 1
Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants: Identification and Cultivation of Over 3,000 Tropical Plants 14 1
Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park 14 1
Darwin’s Pharmacy: Sex, Plants, and the Evolution of the Noösphere 14 1
The Book of Fungi: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World 14 1
How to Grow Winter Vegetables 14 1
Futurescapes: Designers for Tomorrow’s Outdoor Spaces 14 1

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