Friday, June 04, 2010

Articles of note in the Sterling Morton Library : May/June’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

  • Brooks, Elizabeth W. and David N. Bonter. Long-term changes in avian community structure in a successional, forested, and managed plot in a reforesting landscape. The Wilson Journal of Ornithology, v. 122, no. 2, p. 288-295.
  • Colyvan, Mark and Lev R. Ginzburg. Analogical thinking in ecology: looking beyond disciplinary boundaries. The Quarterly Review of Biology, v. 85, no. p. 171-182.
  • Cullina, William. Wildflowers as groundcovers. American Nurseryman, v. 210, no. 6, p. 38-44.
  • DeVore, Sheryl. Virgin prairie : along Lake Michigan, Wisconsin’s prairie thrives. Wildflowers : the magazine of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, v. 26, no. 4, p. 8-9.
    Great article about the Chiwaukee Prairie!
  • Gilman, Edward F., Chris Harchick and Maria Paz. Planting depth affects root form of three shade tree cultivars in containers. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, v. 36, no. 3, p. 132-139.
  • Klein, Carol. Camassias : elegant and tall, these gorgeous plants look lovely in flower beds or growing among long grass. Gardens Illustrated, no. 161, p. 60-67.
    “Blue flowers hold a special place among gardeners. What is it about them that we love so much? Perhaps it is their affinity with the sky or sea?”
  • The Nature Artists’ Quarterly - Illustrated and written by members of the Nature Artists’ Guild of The Morton Arboretum.
    Always a treat to read this publication and view the artists’ contributions to the Members’ Gallery!

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