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
Lotus Mandala: Sacred Garden 14 6
Digital Landscape Architecture Now 14 6
Australian Planting Design 14 6
The Alnwick Garden 14 6
Birdscaping in the Midwest: A Guide to Gardening with Native Plants to Attract Birds 14 6
David Nash at Kew Gardens 14 6
Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer’s Market 14 5
Growing Thoughts: A Garden in Andalusia 14 5
Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs 14 5
Fern Fever: The Story of Pteridomania 14 5
The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation 14 5
Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture 14 5
My Ikebana 14 5
On the High Line: Exploring America’s Most Original Urban Park 14 5
Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape 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
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People’s Garden 14 5
Fine Bonsai: Art and Nature 14 5
International Floral Art 2012 – 13 14 5
Locally Grown: Portraits of Artisanal Farms From America’s Heartland 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
Window-Box Allotment 14 5
The Promise of Wilderness: American Environmental Politics Since 1964 14 5
Native Wildflowers and Other Ground Covers for Florida Landscapes 14 5
The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country 14 5
Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome 14 5
Walking Seasonal Roads 14 5
Greening the Landscape: Strategies for Environmentally Sound Practice 14 5

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