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
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
Fairy Gardening: Creating Your Own Magical Miniature Garden 15 3
The Pleasure Garden: From Vauxhall to Coney Island 15 3
Landprints: The Landscape Design of Bernard Trainor 15 3
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
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

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