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
Encyclopedia of Tropical Plants: Identification and Cultivation of Over 3,000 Tropical Plants 14 1
The Green Garden: A New England Guide to Planning, Planting, and Maintaining the Eco-friendly Habitat Garden 14 1
Darwin’s Pharmacy: Sex, Plants, and the Evolution of the Noösphere 14 1
Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park 14 1
How to Grow Winter Vegetables 14 1
The Book of Fungi: A Life-Size Guide to Six Hundred Species from Around the World 14 1
Field Guide to the Street Trees of New York City 14 1
Futurescapes: Designers for Tomorrow’s Outdoor Spaces 14 1
Imperial Landscapes: Britain’s Global Visual Culture 14 1
Bayou-Diversity: Nature and People in the Louisiana Bayou Country 14 1
Aloes: The Definitive Guide 14 1
Botanical Keys to Florida’s Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines: A Guide to Field Identification 14 1
The Face of the Earth: Natural Landscapes, Science, and Culture 14 1
The Complete Guide to Preserving Your own Seeds for Your Garden: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply 14 1
The Place of Landscape: Concepts, Contexts, Studies 14 1
Field Guide to the Rare Plants of Washington 14 1
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
Slow Gardening: A No-Stress Philosophy for all Senses and Seasons 13 6
Plant Arrangements: Creativity with Flowers 13 6
Sonoran Desert Life: Understanding, Insights, & Enjoyment 13 6
Chatham Village: Pittsburgh’s Garden City 13 6
Realizing Nature’s Potential: Proceedings of the William L. Brown Symposium Honoring Gordon Cragg 13 6
Draw Flowers: Using Pencils, Pastels, Crayons and Charcoal 13 6

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