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
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
Garden’s Quintessence 15 1
A World in one Cubic Foot: Portraits of Biodiversity 15 1
Creative Water Effects in the Garden 15 1
The Illustrated World Encyclopedia of Apples 15 1
1000 Details in Landscape Architecture: A Selection of the World’s Most Interesting Landscaping Elements 15 1
Italian Gardens: A Cultural History 15 1
Plants of the Victorian High Country 15 1
Forever Green: A Landscape Architect’s Innovative Gardens Offer Environments to Love and Delight 15 1
Flower Moments: Ten Years of Inspiration 15 1
Flora of the Cayman Islands 15 1
South African Traditional Medicinal Plants from KwaZulu–Nata 15 1
Healing Foods 15 1
Sheridan Nurseries: One Hundred Years of People, Plans, and Plants 15 1
White Cube, Green Maze: New Art Landscapes 15 1
Australian Plants as Aboriginal Tools 15 1
Taunton’s Patio & Walkway Ideas That Work 15 1
Beautiful Backyards: Courtyards, Terraces, Patios, Decks, Balconies: Simple Ideas and Techniques to Transform your Outside Space, with 280 Practical Photographs 15 1
Medicinal Plants in Australia. Volume 3 — Plants, Potions, and Poisons 15 1
The Wrinklies’ Guide to Gardening: New Pursuits for Old Hands 15 1
Stealing Shining Rivers: Agrarian Conflict, Market Logic, and Conservation in a Mexican Forest 15 1
A Field Guide to Edible Mushrooms of the Pacific Northwest 15 1
A Field Guide to Alpine Wildflowers of the Rocky Mountains 15 1
Flowers in the World’s Most Beautiful Gardens 15 1
Fun Gardening for Kids: 30 Creative Outdoor Projects 15 1
Louis Benech, Douze Jardins en France 15 1
The London Square: Gardens in the Midst of Town 14 6
Gardening & Planting by the Moon 2013 14 6
International Garden Photographer of the Year: Collection Five 14 6