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
The Bulb Hunter 15 6
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
Browsing nature’s aisles: A year of foraging for wild food in the suburbs 15 6
Botany in a Day: The Patterns Method of Plant Identification 15 6
Gardening the Amana Way 15 6
Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa 15 6
Plants of Hawai’i: How to Grow Them 15 6
Zen Landscapes: Perspectives on Japanese Gardens and Ceramics 15 6
Water Landscapes 15 6
Fruit: Edible, Inedible, Incredible 15 6
Practical Botany for Gardeners: Over 3,000 Botanical Terms Explained and Explored 15 6
The Plant Hunters: The Adventures of the World’s Greatest Botanical Explorers 15 6
Growing Garden Bulbs 15 6
Hanging Baskets 15 6
Yes, You Can Grow Roses 15 6
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
A Southern Woman’s Guide to Herbs 15 5
Gardens of Hawaii 15 5
Clematis: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care 15 5
Conifers: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care 15 5
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

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