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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
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
A Favorite Place of Resort for Strangers: The King's Garden at Fort Ticonderoga 4 1
The Olive in California: History of an Immigrant Tree 4 1
Crystal Palaces: Garden Conservatories of the United States 4 1
Trees of Indiana 4 1
Compost 4 1
Herbs 4 1
Designing Field Studies for Biodiversity Conservation 4 1
Trees, Shrubs, and Roses for Midwest Gardens 4 1
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
Sunbelt Gardening: Success in Hot-Weather Climates 4 1
Landscaping with Herbs 4 1
Annuals with Style: Design Ideas from Classic to Cutting Edge 4 1
Urban Sanctuaries: Peaceful Havens for the City Gardener 4 1
The Tomato in America: Early History, Culture, and Cookery 4 1
Pioneers of American Landscape 4 1
The Louisiana Iris: The Taming of the North American Wildflower 4 1
Handbook of Vegetable Pests 3 6
Handbook of North European Garden Plants: With Keys to Families and Genera 3 6
The Historical Ecology Handbook: A Restorationist's Guide to Reference Ecosystems 3 6
Flora of the Gran Desierto and Rio Colorado of Northwestern Mexico 3 6
The Art of Japanese Gardens 3 6
Gardening in the Desert: A Guide to Plant Selection & Care 3 6