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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
Picturing the Book of Nature: Image, Text, and Argument in Sixteenth-Century Human Anatomy and Medical Botany 14 5
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People’s Garden 14 5
Fine Bonsai: Art and Nature 14 5
International Floral Art 2012 – 13 14 5
Locally Grown: Portraits of Artisanal Farms From America’s Heartland 14 5
Andrew Jackson Downing: Essential Texts 14 5
Scent in the Islamic Garden: A Study of Literary Sources in Persian and Urdu 14 5
Window-Box Allotment 14 5
The Promise of Wilderness: American Environmental Politics Since 1964 14 5
Native Wildflowers and Other Ground Covers for Florida Landscapes 14 5
The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country 14 5
Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome 14 5
Walking Seasonal Roads 14 5
Greening the Landscape: Strategies for Environmentally Sound Practice 14 5
Native Orchids of Minnesota 14 5
Impressionists in their Gardens 14 5
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents 14 5
The Northern Gardener: Perennials That Survive & Thrive 14 5
The Fruit Gardener’s Bible: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruits and Nuts in the Home Garden 14 5
Draw 50 Flowers, Trees, and Other Plants: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Orchids, Weeping Willows, Prickly Pears, Pineapples, and Many More .... 14 5
Jo MacDonald Had a Garden 14 5
Webb’s An Irish flora 14 5
A Nature Lover’s Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders 14 5
Heirloom Fruits & Vegetables 14 5
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
Gardens for a Beautiful America, 1875–1935: Photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnson 14 4
Trace & Paint Flowers 14 4
Into the Garden with Charles: A Memoir 14 4
A World of Gardens 14 4

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