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 Resilient Farm and Homestead: An Innovative Permaculture and Whole Systems Design Approach 15 4
Public Nature: Scenery, History, and Park Design 15 4
RHS A Gardener’s Five-Year Record Book 15 4
Japanese Contemporary Floral Art: Hideyuki Niwa 15 4
Seaweeds: Edible, Available, and Sustainable 15 4
David Nash: A Natural Gallery 15 4
The Art of Migration: Birds, Insects, and the Changing Seasons in Chicagoland 15 4
Wild Food: Nature’s Harvest: How to Gather, Cook & Preserve 15 4
Christmas Arrangements 15 4
Exuberant Floral Art 15 4
Designing Urban Agriculture: A Complete Guide to the Planning, Design, Construction, Maintenance, and Management of Edible Landscapes 15 4
North Pacific Temperate Rainforests: Ecology & Conservation 15 4
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
The Lost World of Fossil Lake: Snapshots from Deep Time 15 3
Hollyhock: Garden to Table 15 3
Build Your Own Beekeeping Equipment 15 3
Alpine Plants of the Northwest: Wyoming to Alaska 15 3
Fungal Biology and the Origin and Emergence of Life 15 3
Garden Railway Basics: From Concept to Construction to Upkeep 15 3
Vegetables: A Biography 15 3
Landscaping with Conifers and Ginkgo for the Southeast 15 3
Gardens of Marrakesh 15 3
Got Sun? 200 Best Native Plants for Your Garden 15 3
Florida Wildflowers: A Comprehensive Guide 15 3
Shrubs Large and Small: Natives and Ornamentals for Midwest Gardens 15 3
Green:House: Green:Engineering, Environmental Design at Gardens by the Bay 15 3
Landscape and Garden Design: Lessons from History 15 3
Cooking with Flowers 15 3

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