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
Hanging Baskets 15 6
Yes, You Can Grow Roses 15 6
Grounds and Gardens: The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art 15 6
The Bulb Hunter 15 6
Travel Report: An Apprenticeship in the Earl of Derby’s Kitchen Gardens and Greenhouses at Knowsley, England 15 6
The Secret Techniques of Bonsai: A Guide to Starting, Raising, and Shaping Bonsai 15 6
Hiroyuki Oka Monograph 15 6
Contemporary Designers’ Own Gardens 15 6
Facetten 14. Steffenschöni. Hatake: An Expedition into Japanese Gardening Culture 15 6
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
Gardening the Amana Way 15 6
Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa 15 6
Plants of Hawai’i: How to Grow Them 15 6
Zen Landscapes: Perspectives on Japanese Gardens and Ceramics 15 6
Water Landscapes 15 6
Fruit: Edible, Inedible, Incredible 15 6
Practical Botany for Gardeners: Over 3,000 Botanical Terms Explained and Explored 15 6
Floral Art by Sergey Karpunin 15 5
Daffodil: The Remarkable Story of the World’s Most Popular Spring Flower 15 5
One Hundred Years in the Huntington’s Japanese Garden: Harmony with Nature 15 5
Almost Home: The Public Landscapes of Gertrude Jekyll 15 5
Fiddleheads to Fir Trees: Leaves in all Seasons 15 5
Dream Plants for the Natural Garden: Over 1,200 Beautiful and Reliable Plants for a Natural Garden 15 5
Garden Culture of the Twentieth Century 15 5
Beauty by Design: Inspired Gardening in the Pacific Northwest 15 5
Flowers & Imagination 15 5
Invasive Species: What Everyone Needs to Know 15 5
A Southern Woman’s Guide to Herbs 15 5