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
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
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
Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America 14 3
Making More Plants: The Science, Art, and Joy of Propagation 14 3
Gardening Vertically: 24 Ideas for Creating Your own Green Walls 14 3
Ferns of Southern Africa: A Comprehensive Guide 14 3
Edible Wild Plants 14 3
Finding the River: An Environmental History of the Elwha 14 3
The Plant Hunters: True Stories of Their Daring Adventures to the far Corners of the Earth 14 3
The Vertical Garden: From Nature to the City 14 3
Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East 14 3
Growing Hardy Orchids 14 3
Growing Food in Small Gardens 14 2
The Chinese Medicinal Herb Farm: A Cultivator’s Guide to Small-Scale Organic Herb Production 14 2
Exploring Gardens & Green Spaces: From Connecticut to the Delaware Valley 14 2

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