Monday, February 23, 2009

Articles of note in the Sterling Morton Library : February'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

Boulter, Michael. Darwin’s outdoor laboratory. Gardens Illustrated, no. 146, p. 56-59.
"To mark the bicentenary of Charles Darwin’s birth, Michael Boulter visits the Kent garden where the great naturalist developed his epoch-making theory of evolution."

Andrews, Jenny. A change in the weather : global warming has become a hot-button issue worldwide, but what does it mean in our own backyards? Garden Design, no. 157, p. 74-81.

Davis, Julie Bawden. Violet reaction : native violets have a classic place in the American landscape. Wildflower, v. 25, no. 3, p. 12-19.

Miller-Rushing, Abraham J. and Richard B. Primack. The impact of climate change on the flora of Thoreau’s Concord. Arnoldia, v. 66, no. 3, p. 2-9.

Reas, Lisa. Rain gardens : filter rain water and beautify your yard! Garden Gate, issue 86, p. 6-9.

Tanentzap, A. J. and Bazely, D. R. 2008. Propagule pressure and resource availability determine plant community invasibility in a temperate forest understorey. Oikos, v. 118, no. 2, p. 300-308.

Verhoeven, Koen J.F., Arjen Biere, Jeffrey A. Harvey and Wim H. van der Putten. Plant invaders and their novel natural enemies: who is naive? Ecology Letters, v. 12, no. 2, p. 107-117.

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