Tuesday, April 17, 2007

Articles of note in the Sterling Morton Library : April's offerings

These are some recent articles that can be found within the journal collection of the Sterling Morton Library at The Morton Arboretum. Please visit the Library to discover the incredible botanical and horticultural resources that await you! If you are unable to visit the Library and interested in reviewing one of these articles, I would be delighted to help you at rhassert@mortonarb.org.

Abrams, Marc D. Tales from the blackgum, a consummate subordinate tree. BioScience, v. 57, no. 4, p. 347-359.

Baker, Jennifer L. Bird gardening : ornamental grasses. Bird Watcher’s Digest, v. 29, no. 5, p. 66-75.

Burrell, C. Colston. Wonderful wood ferns. Horticulture, v. 104, no. 4, p. 64-59.

Cole, Anna Gahl. Expanding the field : revisiting environmental education principles through multidisciplinary frameworks. The Journal of Environmental Education, v. 38, no. 2, p. 35-44.

Coskie, Tracy, Michelle Hornof, and Heidi Trudel. A natural integration : student-created field guides seamlessly combine science and writing. Science and Children, v.44, no. 8, p. 26-31.

Michaud, Michael. Turn up the heat. Garden, v. 132, pt. 4, p. 238-241.
“Enjoyed in Central and South America for thousands of years, the bewildering range of chilies available today reflects their importance to cuisines worldwide.”

Steffen, Richie. Epimediums : the stars of the spring garden. Washington Park Arboretum Bulletin, v. 69, no. 1, p. 16-20.

Walliser, Jessica. Twilight in your garden : in just a corner of your yard, you can create an oasis to relax in at the end of the day. Organic Gardening, v. 54, no. 4, p. 62-66.

If the lure of these journal articles isn't enough for you, the bloodroot is in bloom within the May T. Watts Reading Garden adjacent to the Sterling Morton Library! Consider visiting the Garden to view and celebrate all of the remarkable spring wildflowers and the Library to learn more about their fascinating stories.

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