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
Landprints: The Landscape Design of Bernard Trainor 15 3
Geranium 15 2
Henry Helps Plant a Garden 15 2
Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America 15 2
Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot 15 2
The Hidden Geometry of Flowers: Living Rhythms, Form and Number 15 2
Starting Seeds: How to Grow Healthy, Productive Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers from Seed 15 2
Longleaf, Far as the Eye Can See: A New Vision of North America’s Richest Forest 15 2
Peculiar Plants 15 2
International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants (Melbourne Code) adopted by the Eighteenth International Botanical Congress, Melbourne, Australia, July 2011 15 2
Homegrown Honey Bees: Beekeeping Your First Year. From Hiving to Honey Harvest 15 2
Rocky Mountain Gardener’s Handbook: All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant, & Maintain a Rocky Mountain Garden 15 2
Your Midwest Garden: An Owner’s Manual 15 2
How to Propagate 375 Plants 15 2
Plants in Spring 15 2
Orchids of French Guiana 15 2
The Beautiful Edible Garden: Design a Stylish Outdoor Space Using Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs 15 2
Habitats and Ecological Communities of Indiana: Presettlement to Present 15 2
Fun Gardening for Kids: 30 Creative Outdoor Projects 15 1
Louis Benech, Douze Jardins en France 15 1
Garden’s Quintessence 15 1
A World in one Cubic Foot: Portraits of Biodiversity 15 1
Creative Water Effects in the Garden 15 1
The Wrinklies’ Guide to Gardening: New Pursuits for Old Hands 15 1
The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Apples 15 1
Flowers in the World’s Most Beautiful Gardens 15 1
1000 Details in Landscape Architecture: A Selection of the World’s Most Interesting Landscaping Elements 15 1
Italian Gardens: A Cultural History 15 1
Plants of the Victorian High Country 15 1
Forever Green: A Landscape Architect’s Innovative Gardens Offer Environments to Love and Delight 15 1