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
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
A Southern Woman’s Guide to Herbs 15 5
Gardens of Hawaii 15 5
Exuberant Floral Art 15 4
Christmas Arrangements 15 4
North Pacific Temperate Rainforests: Ecology & Conservation 15 4
Designing Urban Agriculture: A Complete Guide to the Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance, and Management of Edible Landscapes 15 4
International Garden Photographer of the Year, Collection Six: Images of a Green Planet 15 4
Designing Wildlife Habitats 15 4
The Savage Garden: Cultivating Carnivorous Plants 15 4
Fallen Forests: Emotion, Embodiment, and Ethics in American Women’s Environmental Writings, 1781–1924 15 4
Guide to New York City Urban Landscapes 15 4
Mariana Griswold Van Rensselaer: A Landscape Critic in the Golden Age 15 4
Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land: Lessons from Desert Farmers on Adapting to Climate Uncertainty 15 4
Coastal Garden Plants: Maine to Maryland 15 4
Gifts from the Garden: 100 Gorgeous Homegrown Presents 15 4