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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
Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape 14 5
Domestication of Plants in the Old World: The Origin and Spread of Domesticated Plants in Southwest Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin 14 5
Women in Landscape Architecture: Essays on History and Practice 14 5
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People’s Garden 14 5
Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer’s Market 14 5
Pruning Plant by Plant 14 5
Locally Grown: Portraits of Artisanal Farms From America’s Heartland 14 5
Fern Fever: The Story of Pteridomania 14 5
Growing Thoughts: A Garden in Andalusia 14 5
Window-Box Allotment 14 5
My Ikebana 14 5
The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation 14 5
The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country 14 5
The Complete Guide to Working with Worms 14 5
On the High Line: Exploring America’s Most Original Urban Park 14 5
Greening the Landscape: Strategies for Environmentally Sound Practice 14 5
Fine Bonsai: Art and Nature 14 5
Picturing the Book of Nature: Image, Text, and Argument in Sixteenth-Century Human Anatomy and Medical Botany 14 5
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents 14 5
Andrew Jackson Downing: Essential Texts 14 5
International Floral Art 2012 – 13 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
The Promise of Wilderness: American Environmental Politics Since 1964 14 5
Scent in the Islamic Garden: A Study of Literary Sources in Persian and Urdu 14 5
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

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