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
Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape 14 5
Picturing the Book of Nature: Image, Text, and Argument in Sixteenth-Century Human Anatomy and Medical Botany 14 5
Fine Bonsai: Art and Nature 14 5
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People’s Garden 14 5
International Floral Art 2012 – 13 14 5
Andrew Jackson Downing: Essential Texts 14 5
Locally Grown: Portraits of Artisanal Farms From America’s Heartland 14 5
Scent in the Islamic Garden: A Study of Literary Sources in Persian and Urdu 14 5
The Promise of Wilderness: American Environmental Politics Since 1964 14 5
Window-Box Allotment 14 5
Native Wildflowers and Other Ground Covers for Florida Landscapes 14 5
Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome 14 5
The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country 14 5
Walking Seasonal Roads 14 5
Native Orchids of Minnesota 14 5
Greening the Landscape: Strategies for Environmentally Sound Practice 14 5
Impressionists in their Gardens 14 5
The Northern Gardener: Perennials That Survive & Thrive 14 5
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents 14 5
The Fruit Gardener’s Bible: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruits and Nuts in the Home Garden 14 5
Jo MacDonald Had a Garden 14 5
Draw 50 Flowers, Trees, and Other Plants: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Orchids, Weeping Willows, Prickly Pears, Pineapples, and Many More .... 14 5
Webb’s An Irish flora 14 5
A Nature Lover’s Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders 14 5
Heirloom Fruits & Vegetables 14 5
Women in Landscape Architecture: Essays on History and Practice 14 5
Domestication of Plants in the Old World: The Origin and Spread of Domesticated Plants in Southwest Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin 14 5
Pruning Plant by Plant 14 5
Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer’s Market 14 5
Gardening Shortcuts 14 5

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