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
Create Your Own Japanese Garden: A Practical Guide 15 6
Browsing nature’s aisles: A year of foraging for wild food in the suburbs 15 6
Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification 15 6
Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa 15 6
Zen Landscapes: Perspectives on Japanese Gardens and Ceramics 15 6
Gardens of the Renaissance 15 5
Rory McEwen: The Colours of Reality 15 5
Origami Bonsai: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures 15 5
The Story of Kew Gardens in Photographs 15 5
12 Gardens: Creative Designs for the Australian Climate 15 5
100 Plants that Almost Changed the World 15 5
Daffodil: The Remarkable Story of the World’s Most Popular Spring Flower 15 5
Floral Art by Sergey Karpunin 15 5
Almost Home: The Public Landscapes of Gertrude Jekyll 15 5
One Hundred Years in the Huntington’s Japanese Garden: Harmony with Nature 15 5
Dream Plants for the Natural Garden: Over 1,200 Beautiful and Reliable Plants for a Natural Garden 15 5
Fiddleheads to Fir Trees: Leaves in all Seasons 15 5
Beauty by Design: Inspired Gardening in the Pacific Northwest 15 5
Garden Culture of the Twentieth Century 15 5
Invasive Species: What Everyone Needs to Know 15 5
Flowers & Imagination 15 5
Pick a Circle, Gather Squares: A Fall Harvest of Shapes 15 5
A Southern Woman’s Guide to Herbs 15 5
Gardens of Hawaii 15 5
Clematis: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care 15 5
Conifers: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care 15 5
Best of 500 Gardens & Swimming Pools 15 5
Paper to Petal: 75 Whimsical Paper Flowers to Craft by Hand 15 5
Yellowstone Wildlife: Ecology and Natural History of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem 15 5
Lily 15 5