Wednesday, July 25, 2007

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

These are some recent articles that can be found within the journal collection of the Sterling Morton Library. 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

Grande, J. K. Intraculture sculpture. Landscape Architecture, v. 97, no. 7, p. 44-55.
Part of their Art in the Landscape series. This article explore Chris Booth’s rock and earth sculptures.

Loewer, P. Pleasures of the evening garden. The American Gardener, v. 86, no. 4, p. 16-21.
“Enhance your enjoyment of the garden after dark with appropriate design, good lighting, and the addition of fragrant night-blooming plants.”

Manning, C. Turf v. turfless. American Nurseryman, v. 206, no. 2, p. 34-38.

Rehmeyer, J. J. Mathematical lives of plants : why plants grow in geometrically curious patterns. Science News, v. 172, no. 3, p. 42-45.

Thompson, P. Summer division of perennials. The Plantsman, v. 6, no. 2, p. 89-91.
“Observation of their natural cycles of growth can dictate the best time to divide perennials.”

Thorne, R.F. An updated classification of the class Magnoliopsida (“Angiospermae”). The Botanical Review, v. 73, no. 2, p. 67-181.

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