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
Hot Plants for Cool Climates: Gardening with Tropical Plants in Temperate Zones 5 2
Gentianaceae: Systematics and Natural History 5 2
Tough Plants: Unkillable Plants for Every Garden 5 2
Around the House and in the Garden: A Memoir of Heartbreak, Healing and Home Improvement 5 2
Into the Woods: John James Audubon Lives His Dream 5 2
In Search of Lost Roses. 5 2
Gardenhome/city: Creating an Urban Haven 5 2
In Search of the Perfect Pumpkin 5 2
The Potting-Shed Papers: On Gardens, Gardeners, and Garden History 5 1
Window Gardens for Windows, Walls, Decks, and Balconies 5 1
Clivias 5 1
Food for All: The Need for a New Agriculture 5 1
A Child's Garden: Introducing Your Child to the Joys of the Garden 5 1
The Book of Bromeliads and Hawaiian Tropical Flowers 5 1
The House in Bloom 5 1
The Rose's Kiss: A Natural History of Flowers 5 1
Wild Apples and Other Natural History Essays 5 1
Plant Roots: The Hidden Half 5 1
Glorious Indoor Gardens 5 1
Lilacs for the Garden 5 1
Plant Propagation A-Z: Growing Plants for Free 5 1
What Planet Are You From, Clarice Bean? 5 1
Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines: A Guide to Using, Growing, and Propagating North American Woody Plants 5 1
The Names of Plants 4 6
In Praise of Plants 4 6
Encyclopedia of Soil Science 4 6
Thoreau's Garden: Native Plants for the American Landscape 4 6
An American Cutting Garden: A Primer for Growing Cut Flowers Where Summers Are Hot and Winters Are Cold 4 6
Garden Open Today 4 6
Field Guide to Liverwort Genera of Pacific North America 4 6