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
A Garden from a Hundred Packets of Seed 4 6
Gardening in Containers: Creative Ideas from America's Best Gardeners 4 6
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
Changes in Scenery: Contemporary Landscape Architecture in Europe 4 6
Herbs for the Mind: What Science Tells Us about Nature's Remedies for Depression, Stress, Memory Loss, and Insomnia 4 2
The Handbook on Plumeria Culture 4 2
From Bud to Seed: Great Perennials 4 2
This Organic Life: Confessions of a Suburban Homesteader 4 2
The Spice and Herb Bible 4 2
Color for Adventurous Gardeners 4 2
Epicurean Simplicity 4 2
Mrs. Spitzer's Garden 4 2
Anatomy of a Rose: Exploring the Secret Life of Flowers 4 2
Elsevier's Dictionary of Plant Names and Their Origins 4 2
Armitage's Manual of Annuals, Biennials, and Half-Hardy Perennials 4 2
Grower Talks on Pest Control 4 2
Insect, Disease & Weed I.D. Guide 4 2
The Gardener's Guide to Growing Cannas 4 2
Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops (except ornamentals) 4 1
Plant Cell Biology: A Practical Approach 4 1
The Cambridge Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms 4 1
Garden Eden: Masterpieces of Botanical Book Illustration 4 1
Sunflowers 4 1
Choosing Small Trees 4 1