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
Travel Report: An Apprenticeship in the Earl of Derby’s Kitchen Gardens and Greenhouses at Knowsley, England 15 6
The Secret Techniques of Bonsai: A Guide to Starting, Raising, and Shaping Bonsai 15 6
Hiroyuki Oka Monograph 15 6
Contemporary Designers’ Own Gardens 15 6
Facetten 14. Steffenschöni. Hatake: An Expedition into Japanese Gardening Culture 15 6
Create Your Own Japanese Garden: A Practical Guide 15 6
Best of 500 Gardens & Swimming Pools 15 5
Yellowstone Wildlife: Ecology and Natural History of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem 15 5
Paper to Petal: 75 Whimsical Paper Flowers to Craft by Hand 15 5
Lily 15 5
The Gardens of Venice and the Veneto 15 5
Pine 15 5
The New English Garden 15 5
Gardens of the Renaissance 15 5
Rory McEwen: The Colours of Reality 15 5
Origami Bonsai: Create Beautiful Botanical Sculptures 15 5
The Story of Kew Gardens in Photographs 15 5
12 Gardens: Creative Designs for the Australian Climate 15 5
100 Plants that Almost Changed the World 15 5
Daffodil: The Remarkable Story of the World’s Most Popular Spring Flower 15 5
Floral Art by Sergey Karpunin 15 5
Almost Home: The Public Landscapes of Gertrude Jekyll 15 5
One Hundred Years in the Huntington’s Japanese Garden: Harmony with Nature 15 5
Dream Plants for the Natural Garden: Over 1,200 Beautiful and Reliable Plants for a Natural Garden 15 5
Fiddleheads to Fir Trees: Leaves in all Seasons 15 5
Beauty by Design: Inspired Gardening in the Pacific Northwest 15 5
Garden Culture of the Twentieth Century 15 5
Invasive Species: What Everyone Needs to Know 15 5
Flowers & Imagination 15 5
Pick a Circle, Gather Squares: A Fall Harvest of Shapes 15 5

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