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 Complete Guide to Preserving Your own Seeds for Your Garden: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply 14 1
The Face of the Earth: Natural Landscapes, Science, and Culture 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
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
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
The Bad Tempered Gardener 13 6
Knowing Nature: Conversations at the Intersection of Political Ecology and Science Studies 13 6
Gertrude Jekyll and the Country House Garden from the Archives of Country Life 13 6

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