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
Webb’s An Irish flora 14 5
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents 14 5
A Nature Lover’s Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders 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
Heirloom Fruits & Vegetables 14 5
Women in Landscape Architecture: Essays on History and Practice 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
Foraged Flavor: Finding Fabulous Ingredients in Your Backyard or Farmer’s Market 14 5
Growing Thoughts: A Garden in Andalusia 14 5
Fern Fever: The Story of Pteridomania 14 5
The Book of Books: 500 Years of Graphic Innovation 14 5
My Ikebana 14 5
Gardening Shortcuts 14 5
On the High Line: Exploring America’s Most Original Urban Park 14 5
The Complete Guide to Working with Worms 14 5
Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs 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
Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture 14 5
International Floral Art 2012 – 13 14 5
Andrew Jackson Downing: Essential Texts 14 5
Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape 14 5
Scent in the Islamic Garden: A Study of Literary Sources in Persian and Urdu 14 5
Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast: A Natural History 14 4
What a Plant Knows: A Field Guide to the Senses 14 4
Exploring Nature’s Bounty: One Hundred Outings Near New York City 14 4
Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide 14 4
Greenhorns: 50 Dispatches from the New Farmers’ Movement 14 4
Out of Nature: Why Drugs from Plants Matter to the Future of Humanity 14 4

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