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 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
Clematis: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care 15 5
Conifers: An Illustrated Guide to Varieties, Cultivation and Care 15 5
Designing Wildlife Habitats 15 4
International Garden Photographer of the Year, Collection Six: Images of a Green Planet 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
Coastal Garden Plants: Maine to Maryland 15 4
Growing Food in a Hotter, Drier Land: Lessons from Desert Farmers on Adapting to Climate Uncertainty 15 4
A Primer of Botanical Latin with Vocabulary 15 4
Gifts from the Garden: 100 Gorgeous Homegrown Presents 15 4
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Trees 15 4
Guy Wolff: Master Potter in the Garden 15 4