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
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
Plant Arrangements: Creativity with Flowers 13 6
Slow Gardening: A No-Stress Philosophy for all Senses and Seasons 13 6
Chatham Village: Pittsburgh’s Garden City 13 6
Sonoran Desert Life: Understanding, Insights, & Enjoyment 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
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
Dying on the Vine: How Phylloxera Transformed Wine 13 6
Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden from the Archives of Country Life 13 6
Public Spaces, Private Gardens: A History of Designed Landscape in New Orleans 13 6
Wildflowers & Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains & Piedmont 13 6
Airplanes in the Garden: Monarch Butterflies Take Flight 13 6

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