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
California Native Gardening: A Month-by-Month Guide 14 4
Organic Management for the Professional 14 4
Waxcap Mushrooms of Eastern North America 14 4
Garden Planning & Garden Design: 500 Ideas & Professional Plans for Fantastic, Easy Garden Improvement 14 4
Italian Kitchen Garden 14 4
Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America 14 4
The Science Behind Plants 14 4
Interlacing Words and Things: Bridging the Nature-Culture Opposition in Gardens and Landscape 14 4
A Short Visit in Mistra on May 1: Mistra Estates Flora 14 4
The Complete House and Grounds: Learning from Andrew Jackson Downing’s Domestic Architecture 14 4
Captured Landscape: The Paradox of the Enclosed Garden 14 4
Living Monet: The artist’s gardens 14 4
Finding the River: An Environmental History of the Elwha 14 3
Dragonflies and Damselflies of the East 14 3
The Vertical Garden: From Nature to the City 14 3
Growing Hardy Orchids 14 3
Plant Reintroduction in a Changing Climate: Promises and Perils 14 3
Queen Elizabeth in the Garden: A Story of Love, Rivalry, and Spectacular Gardens 14 3
Herbs: The Complete Gardener’s Guide 14 3
Vertical Vegetables & Fruit: Creative Gardening Techniques for Growing up in Small Spaces 14 3
Continuous Container Gardens: Swap in the Plants of the Season to Create Fresh Designs Year-round 14 3
Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America 14 3
Edible Plants for Prairie Gardens: The Best Fruits, Vegetables & Herbs 14 3
Gardening Vertically: 24 Ideas for Creating Your own Green Walls 14 3
Making More Plants: The Science, Art, and Joy of Propagation 14 3
Edible Wild Plants 14 3
Ferns of Southern Africa: A Comprehensive Guide 14 3
The Plant Hunters: True Stories of Their Daring Adventures to the far Corners of the Earth 14 3
Freedom’s Gardener: James F. Brown, Horticulture, and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America 14 2
Barnheart: The Incurable Longing for a Farm of One’s Own, a Memoir 14 2

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