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
Aldo Leopold: A Sand Country Almanac and Other Writings on Ecology and Conservation 15 3
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
Rocky Mountain Gardener’s Handbook: All You Need to Know to Plan, Plant, & Maintain a Rocky Mountain Garden 15 2
Your Midwest Garden: An Owner’s Manual 15 2
How to Propagate 375 Plants 15 2
Plants in Spring 15 2
Orchids of French Guiana 15 2
The Beautiful Edible Garden: Design a Stylish Outdoor Space Using Vegetables, Fruits, and Herbs 15 2
Habitats and Ecological Communities of Indiana: Presettlement to Present 15 2
Geranium 15 2
Henry Helps Plant a Garden 15 2
Quiet Beauty: The Japanese Gardens of North America 15 2
Ginkgo: The Tree That Time Forgot 15 2
The Hidden Geometry of Flowers: Living Rhythms, Form and Number 15 2
Starting Seeds: How to Grow Healthy, Productive Vegetables, Herbs, and Flowers from Seed 15 2
Longleaf, Far as the Eye Can See: A New Vision of North America’s Richest Forest 15 2
Peculiar Plants 15 2
International Code of Nomenclature for Algae, Fungi, and Plants (Melbourne Code) adopted by the Eighteenth International Botanical Congress, Melbourne, Australia, July 2011 15 2
Homegrown Honey Bees: Beekeeping Your First Year. From Hiving to Honey Harvest 15 2

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