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
Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome 14 5
Walking Seasonal Roads 14 5
Native Orchids of Minnesota 14 5
Impressionists in their Gardens 14 5
Gardening Shortcuts 14 5
The Northern Gardener: Perennials That Survive & Thrive 14 5
The Fruit Gardener’s Bible: A Complete Guide to Growing Fruits and Nuts in the Home Garden 14 5
Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs 14 5
Jo MacDonald Had a Garden 14 5
Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture 14 5
Webb’s An Irish flora 14 5
Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape 14 5
A Nature Lover’s Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders 14 5
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People’s Garden 14 5
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
Wildflowers of California: A Month-by-Month Guide 14 4
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

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