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Ortho Books

Overview
Works: 300 works in 578 publications in 3 languages and 66,540 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Editor, Author
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Most widely held works by Ortho Books
The Ortho home gardener's problem solver by Denny; Editor Schrock( Book )

13 editions published between 1993 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 1,428 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
Ortho's home improvement encyclopedia by Robert J Beckstrom( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2000 in English and held by 1,137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers 120 improvement projects for homes
How to design & build decks & patios by Ortho Books( Book )

2 editions published in 1979 in Undetermined and English and held by 780 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 742 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to gardening throughout the year that includes care of plants, shrubs, trees and annuals
All about lawns by Michael MacCaskey( Book )

6 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guidelines for selecting grass, installing a lawn, and keeping the lawn healthy and weed-free
Building birdhouses and bird feeders by Edward A Baldwin( Book )

5 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 728 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 )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the history of roses, planting, landscaping, and care of roses, and includes an illustrated list of over 250 varieties
All about vegetables by Walter L Doty( Book )

11 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 676 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
Deck plans by Robert J Beckstrom( Book )

3 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagrams, photos, and text describe how to build 12 decks. Includes building plans, materials lists, and construction steps
Ortho's all about roofing and siding basics( Book )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to install and repair roofs, siding, and gutters
Basic masonry techniques by T. Jeff Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Diagrams, photos, and text describe how to build walks, patios, walls, and foundations. Includes techniques for working with brick, block, stone, and concrete
How to attract hummingbirds & butterflies by John V Dennis( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

4 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how to install and maintain a water garden
Ortho's all about greenhouses by Larry Hodgson( Book )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 563 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
All about trees by Ortho Books( Book )

4 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 560 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instruction on selecting a tree and planting, feeding, watering, and pruning it for proper growth. Includes an encyclopedia of trees arranged by botanical name
Basic carpentry techniques by T. Jeff Williams( Book )

4 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This indispensable reference book will help you with all your carpentry projects, from building a simple bookcase to framing an entire house. Easy-to-follow text and illustrations demonstrate all the skills you need to be a proficient carpenter. Learn to use the tools to measure, cut, and join wood to make anything you want
Ortho's complete guide to vegetables by Jacqueline Hériteau( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

3 editions published between 1999 and 2008 in English and held by 550 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guidelines for selecting grass, installing a lawn, and keeping the lawn healthy and weed-free
Shade gardening by A. Cort Sinnes( Book )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ortho's all about orchids( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 535 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers selection, care, and propagation of easy care and new orchid varieties
 
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How to design & build decks & patios
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Ortho's home improvement encyclopediaHow to design & build decks & patiosAll about lawnsBuilding birdhouses and bird feedersAll about rosesAll about vegetablesOrtho's all about roofing and siding basicsBasic masonry techniques