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
The Promise of Wilderness: American Environmental Politics Since 1964 14 5
Native Wildflowers and Other Ground Covers for Florida Landscapes 14 5
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People’s Garden 14 5
Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome 14 5
Walking Seasonal Roads 14 5
Locally Grown: Portraits of Artisanal Farms From America’s Heartland 14 5
Native Orchids of Minnesota 14 5
Impressionists in their Gardens 14 5
Window-Box Allotment 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
The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country 14 5
Jo MacDonald Had a Garden 14 5
Greening the Landscape: Strategies for Environmentally Sound Practice 14 5
Webb’s An Irish flora 14 5
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents 14 5
A Nature Lover’s Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders 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
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
Growing Thoughts: A Garden in Andalusia 14 5
Fern Fever: The Story of Pteridomania 14 5
The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation 14 5
Into the Garden with Charles: A Memoir 14 4
A World of Gardens 14 4
Designing the Sustainable Site: Integrated Design Strategies For Small-scale Sites and Residential Landscapes 14 4
Healing Ground: Walking the Farms of Vermont 14 4

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