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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
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
Gardening Shortcuts 14 5
Webb’s An Irish flora 14 5
Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs 14 5
A Nature Lover’s Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders 14 5
Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture 14 5
Heirloom Fruits & Vegetables 14 5
Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape 14 5
Women in Landscape Architecture: Essays on History and Practice 14 5
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People’s Garden 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
Locally Grown: Portraits of Artisanal Farms From America’s Heartland 14 5
Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer’s Market 14 5
Growing Thoughts: A Garden in Andalusia 14 5
Window-Box Allotment 14 5
Fern Fever: The Story of Pteridomania 14 5
The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation 14 5
The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country 14 5
My Ikebana 14 5
On the High Line: Exploring America’s Most Original Urban Park 14 5
Greening the Landscape: Strategies for Environmentally Sound Practice 14 5
The Complete Guide to Working with Worms 14 5
Waxcap Mushrooms of Eastern North America 14 4
California Native Gardening: A Month-by-Month Guide 14 4
Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America 14 4
Garden Planning & Garden Design: 500 Ideas & Professional Plans for Fantastic, Easy Garden Improvement 14 4
The Complete House and Grounds: Learning from Andrew Jackson Downing’s Domestic Architecture 14 4
Interlacing Words and Things: Bridging the Nature-Culture Opposition in Gardens and Landscape 14 4

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