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
Waxcap Mushrooms of Eastern North America 14 4
Garden Planning & Garden Design: 500 Ideas & Professional Plans for Fantastic, Easy Garden Improvement 14 4
Italian Kitchen Garden 14 4
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
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
The Vertical Garden: From Nature to the City 14 3
Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America 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
The New Ornamental Garden 14 2
The Paper Road: Archive and Experience in the Botanical Exploration of West China and Tibet 14 2
Wading for Bugs: Exploring Streams with the Experts 14 2
Wild in the City: Exploring the Intertwine, The Portland–Vancouver Region’s Network of Parks, Trails, and Natural Areas 14 2
Graphic Standards Field Guide to Softscape 14 2
Herb Gardening from the Ground Up 14 2
The Guide to Oklahoma Wildflowers 14 2
Petal & Twig: Seasonal Bouquets with Blossoms, Branches, and Grasses from Your Garden 14 2

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