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
Greening the Landscape: Strategies for Environmentally Sound Practice 14 5
The Complete Guide to Working with Worms 14 5
Picturing the Book of Nature: Image, Text, and Argument in Sixteenth-Century Human Anatomy and Medical Botany 14 5
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents 14 5
Fine Bonsai: Art and Nature 14 5
International Floral Art 2012 – 13 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
Andrew Jackson Downing: Essential Texts 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
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
Walking Seasonal Roads 14 5
Native Orchids of Minnesota 14 5
Impressionists in their Gardens 14 5
The Northern Gardener: Perennials That Survive & Thrive 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
Webb’s An Irish flora 14 5
Gardening Shortcuts 14 5
A Nature Lover’s Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders 14 5
Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs 14 5
Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture 14 5
Heirloom Fruits & Vegetables 14 5
Canyon Country Wildflowers: A Guide to Common Wildflowers, Shrubs, and Trees 14 4
Growing California Native Plants 14 4
Joseph Hooker: Botanical Trailblazer 14 4
What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses 14 4
Exploring Nature’s Bounty: One Hundred Outings Near New York City 14 4
Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast: A Natural History 14 4

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