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
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
A Guide to Moist-soil Wetland Plants of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley 14 4
A Practical Guide to Topiary 14 4
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
Making More Plants: The Science, Art, and Joy of Propagation 14 3
Ferns of Southern Africa: A Comprehensive Guide 14 3
Finding the River: An Environmental History of the Elwha 14 3
Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America 14 3
The Vertical Garden: From Nature to the City 14 3
Gardening Vertically: 24 Ideas for Creating Your own Green Walls 14 3
Edible Wild Plants 14 3
The Plant Hunters: True Stories of Their Daring Adventures to the far Corners of the Earth 14 3
Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East 14 3
Growing Hardy Orchids 14 3
Plant Reintroduction in a Changing Climate: Promises and Perils 14 3
Queen Elizabeth in the Garden: A Story of Love, Rivalry, and Spectacular Gardens 14 3
Herbs: The Complete Gardener’s Guide 14 3
Vertical Vegetables & Fruit: Creative Gardening Techniques for Growing up in Small Spaces 14 3
Continuous Container Gardens: Swap in the Plants of the Season to Create Fresh Designs Year-round 14 3
Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens: The Best Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs 14 3
Hand Printing from Nature: Create Unique Prints for Fabric, Paper, and Other Surfaces Using Natural and Found Materials 14 2
Ancient Trees in the Landscape: Norfolk’s Arboreal Heritage 14 2
Freedom’s Gardener: James F. Brown, Horticulture, and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America 14 2

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