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
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
Picturing the Book of Nature: Image, Text, and Argument in Sixteenth-Century Human Anatomy and Medical Botany 14 5
Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America 14 4
The Science Behind Plants 14 4
Interlacing Words and Things: Bridging the Nature-Culture Opposition in Gardens and Landscape 14 4
A Short Visit in Mistra on May 1: Mistra Estates Flora 14 4
The Complete House and Grounds: Learning from Andrew Jackson Downing’s Domestic Architecture 14 4
Captured Landscape: The Paradox of the Enclosed Garden 14 4
Living Monet: The artist’s gardens 14 4
Led by the Land: Landscapes by Kim Wilkie 14 4
David Austin’s English Roses 14 4
Landscaping: The DIY Guide to Planning, Planting, and Building a Better Yard 14 4
Shrubs and Woody Vines of Indiana and the Midwest: Identification, Wildlife Values, and Landscaping Use 14 4
Which Seed is This? 14 4
Mediterranean Landscape Design: Vernacular Contemporary 14 4
Colorado Flora, Eastern Slope: A Field Guide to the Vascular Plants Fourth edition 14 4
Tenryū–ji: Life and Spirit of a Kyōto Garden 14 4

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