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
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
On the High Line: Exploring America’s Most Original Urban Park 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
Gardening Shortcuts 14 5
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
A Guide to Moist-soil Wetland Plants of the Mississippi Alluvial Valley 14 4
A Practical Guide to Topiary 14 4
Canyon Country Wildflowers: A Guide to Common Wildflowers, Shrubs, and Trees 14 4
Growing California Native Plants 14 4
Joseph Hooker: Botanical Trailblazer 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
Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast: A Natural History 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
Rosemary Gladstar’s Medicinal Herbs: A Beginner’s Guide 14 4
Vegetables: A Biography 14 4
Urban Farms 14 4
The Sustainability of Plants and Plant Intellectual Property Rights 14 4

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