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
Native Wildflowers and Other Ground Covers for Florida Landscapes 14 5
Dirr’s Encyclopedia of Trees & Shrubs 14 5
Sow Simple: 100+ Green and Easy Projects to Make Your Garden Awesome 14 5
Walking Seasonal Roads 14 5
Darwinian Agriculture: How Understanding Evolution Can Improve Agriculture 14 5
Native Orchids of Minnesota 14 5
Impressionists in their Gardens 14 5
Sir John Vanbrugh and the Vitruvian Landscape 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
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens: A People’s Garden 14 5
Jo MacDonald Had a Garden 14 5
Locally Grown: Portraits of Artisanal Farms From America’s Heartland 14 5
Webb’s An Irish flora 14 5
Window-Box Allotment 14 5
A Nature Lover’s Almanac: Kinky Bugs, Stealthy Critters, Prosperous Plants & Celestial Wonders 14 5
The Permaculture Handbook: Garden Farming for Town and Country 14 5
Heirloom Fruits & Vegetables 14 5
Greening the Landscape: Strategies for Environmentally Sound Practice 14 5
Women in Landscape Architecture: Essays on History and Practice 14 5
The Complete Illustrated Guide to Growing Cacti & Succulents 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
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 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
Led by the Land: Landscapes by Kim Wilkie 14 4
David Austin’s English Roses 14 4
Landscaping: The DIY Guide to Planning, Planting, and Building a Better Yard 14 4

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