WorldCat Identities

Ortho Books

Overview
Works: 325 works in 690 publications in 2 languages and 63,468 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Editor
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Ortho Books
Ortho's home improvement encyclopedia by Robert J Beckstrom( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 1,078 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers 120 improvement projects for homes
The Ortho home gardener's problem solver( Book )

10 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and held by 1,068 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to solving common gardening problems that describes how to identify and solve problems with both indoor and outdoor plants
How to design & build decks & patios by Ortho Books( Book )

3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profusely illustrated text provides information on the design and construction of outdoor living areas
Ortho's complete guide to successful gardening by Deni W Stein( Book )

3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to gardening throughout the year that includes care of plants, shrubs, trees and annuals
Building birdhouses and bird feeders by Edward A Baldwin( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 692 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A project book that combines two popular hobbies: bird-watching and woodworking. It contains plans and instructions for 12 birdhouses and 12 bird feeders designed for feathered backyard visitors in all regions of the country
All about roses by Rex Wolf( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of roses, planting, landscaping, and care of roses, and includes an illustrated list of over 250 varieties
Deck plans by Robert J Beckstrom( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagrams, photos, and text describe how to build 12 decks. Includes building plans, materials lists, and construction steps
All about vegetables by Walter L Doty( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and French and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses soil, water, fertilizer and plant protection, tells how to make the most of the growing season, and instructs on planning and seeding a vegetable garden
Ortho's all about roofing and siding basics( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to install and repair roofs, siding, and gutters
All about lawns by Michael MacCaskey( Book )

8 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guidelines for selecting grass, installing a lawn, and keeping the lawn healthy and weed-free
How to attract hummingbirds & butterflies by John V Dennis( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ortho's all about garden pools and fountains by Veronica Lorson Fowler( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to install and maintain a water garden
Shade gardening by A. Cort Sinnes( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 554 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book tells you how to make a spectacular shade garden. How to select plants that are right for your region, have color in the shade, grow rhododendrons, camellias, azaleas, and other favorites, and create your own shady areas
Ortho's all about greenhouses by Larry Hodgson( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to choose the greenhouse that's right for you, plans and instructions for building 10 different styles, state-of-the-art equipment for maximum success and complete growing techniques for professional-quality plants
Ortho's complete guide to vegetables by Jacqueline Hériteau( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 534 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handy guide covers all aspects of growing vegetables, from soil preparation to harvesting
Ortho's all about lawns( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 533 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guidelines for selecting grass, installing a lawn, and keeping the lawn healthy and weed-free
Ortho's all about orchids( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers selection, care, and propagation of easy care and new orchid varieties
Greenhouses by T. Jeff Williams( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 512 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes "plans for nine greenhouses, including two solar models."
Ortho's all about masonry basics( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Thorough, expert descriptions of successful techniques for creating patios, walls, and walkways of brick, stone, and concrete
Ortho's patio plans by Sharon Cutler Ross( Book )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes how to information on customizing plans and patios; creating mortared brick and stone patios; building concrete patio stairs; and planning for a simple walk-out patio, a flagstone patio with pergola, courtyard patio with arbor, brick patio, pocket garden patio, garden courtyard, hillside patio with retaining wall, patio with a formal pond, two-level patio, wrap-around patio, multi-level patio with spa, split level garden patio, garden colonnade, and a split patio with private spa
 
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How to design & build decks & patios
Covers
The Ortho home gardener's problem solverHow to design & build decks & patiosBuilding birdhouses and bird feedersAll about rosesAll about vegetablesOrtho's all about roofing and siding basicsAll about lawnsHow to attract hummingbirds & butterflies
Alternative Names
Languages
English (97)

French (1)