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
Women in Landscape Architecture: Essays on History and Practice 14 5
Window-Box Allotment 14 5
Domestication of Plants in the Old World: The Origin and Spread of Domesticated Plants in Southwest Asia, Europe, and the Mediterranean Basin 14 5
Pruning Plant by Plant 14 5
The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country 14 5
Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer’s Market 14 5
Growing Thoughts: A Garden in Andalusia 14 5
Greening the Landscape: Strategies for Environmentally Sound Practice 14 5
Fern Fever: The Story of Pteridomania 14 5
The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation 14 5
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents 14 5
My Ikebana 14 5
On the High Line: Exploring America’s Most Original Urban Park 14 5
Draw 50 Flowers, Trees, and Other Plants: The Step-by-Step Way to Draw Orchids, Weeping Willows, Prickly Pears, Pineapples, and Many More .... 14 5
The Complete Guide to Working with Worms 14 5
Picturing the Book of Nature: Image, Text, and Argument in Sixteenth-Century Human Anatomy and Medical Botany 14 5
Fine Bonsai: Art and Nature 14 5
International Floral Art 2012 – 13 14 5
Andrew Jackson Downing: Essential Texts 14 5
Scent in the Islamic Garden: A Study of Literary Sources in Persian and Urdu 14 5
The Promise of Wilderness: American Environmental Politics Since 1964 14 5
Native Wildflowers and Other Ground Covers for Florida Landscapes 14 5
Colorado Flora, Eastern Slope: A Field Guide to the Vascular Plants Fourth edition 14 4
Tenryū–ji: Life and Spirit of a Kyōto Garden 14 4
Gardens for a Beautiful America, 1875–1935: Photographs by Frances Benjamin Johnson 14 4
Trace & Paint Flowers 14 4
Into the Garden with Charles: A Memoir 14 4
A World of Gardens 14 4
Designing the Sustainable Site: Integrated Design Strategies For Small-scale Sites and Residential Landscapes 14 4
Healing Ground: Walking the Farms of Vermont 14 4

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