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
Wildflowers of Shenandoah National Park 14 1
Darwin’s Pharmacy: Sex, Plants, and the Evolution of the Noösphere 14 1
Making Craft Cider: A Ciderist’s Guide 13 6
The Modern Kitchen Garden: Design, Ideas, Practical Tips 13 6
Capability Brown and the English Landscape Garden 13 6
Bedouin Ethnobotany: Plant Concepts and Uses in a Desert Pastoral World 13 6
Growing Fruit Trees: Novel Concepts and Practices for Successful Care & Management 13 6
Creating Realistic Landscapes for Model Railways 13 6
The Essential Naturalist: Timeless Readings in Natural History 13 6
Knowing Nature: Conversations at the Intersection of Political Ecology and Science Studies 13 6
The Bad Tempered Gardener 13 6
Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden from the Archives of Country Life 13 6
Dying on the Vine: How Phylloxera Transformed Wine 13 6
Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains & Piedmont 13 6
Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscape in New Orleans 13 6
A Field Guide to the Wildflowers of the Sandhills Region 13 6
Airplanes in the Garden: Monarch Butterflies Take Flight 13 6
A–Z of Flower Portraits: An Illustrated Guide to Painting 40 Beautiful Flowers in Watercolour 13 6
A Veritable Eden, The Manchester Botanic Garden: A History 13 6
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
Inventing the Garden 13 5
Plants for Atlantic Gardens: Handsome and Hard-Working Shrubs, Trees, and Perennials 13 5
Wicked Bugs: The Louse that Conquered Napoleon’s Army & Other Diabolical Insects 13 5
Galanthomania: Sneeuwlokjes, Snowdrops 13 5
Vincent’s Gardens 13 5

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