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Ortho Books

Overview
Works: 283 works in 507 publications in 1 language and 75,701 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks, manuals, etc 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: SB321, 635
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Publications about Ortho Books
Publications by Ortho Books
Most widely held works by Ortho Books
All about roses by Rex Wolf( Book )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1999 in English and held by 959 libraries worldwide
Discusses the history of roses, planting, landscaping, and care of roses, and includes an illustrated list of over 250 varieties
How to design&build decks & patios ( Book )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 913 libraries worldwide
Profusely illustrated text provides information on the design and construction of outdoor living areas
Ortho's home improvement encyclopedia by Robert J Beckstrom( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in English and held by 870 libraries worldwide
Covers 120 improvement projects for homes
All about lawns by Michael MacCaskey( Book )
6 editions published between 1979 and 1994 in English and held by 867 libraries worldwide
Guidelines for selecting grass, installing a lawn, and keeping the lawn healthy and weed-free
Ortho's complete guide to successful gardening by Deni W Stein( Book )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 834 libraries worldwide
A guide to gardening throughout the year that includes care of plants, shrubs, trees and annuals
Building birdhouses & feeders by Edward A Baldwin( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 1994 in English and held by 818 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 vegetables by Walter L Doty( Book )
6 editions published between 1973 and 1996 in English and held by 778 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 )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
Diagrams, photos, and text describe how to build 12 decks. Includes building plans, materials lists, and construction steps
Basic masonry techniques by T. Jeff Williams( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1997 in English and held by 745 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
Painting & wallpapering by Robert C Yeager( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1995 in English and held by 737 libraries worldwide
Design guidelines for choosing colors and patterns. How to select paint, paper and tools. Step-by step instructions for painting, including special effects
Ortho's all about roofing and siding basics ( Book )
2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 678 libraries worldwide
Explains how to install and repair roofs, siding, and gutters
Shade gardening by A. Cort Sinnes( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
All about bulbs by Alvin Horton( Book )
7 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 662 libraries worldwide
Complete descriptions of over 100 flowering bulbs
How to attract hummingbirds & butterflies by John V Dennis( Book )
3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 652 libraries worldwide
Ortho's all about landscaping decks, patios, and balconies by Jo Kellum( Book )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 651 libraries worldwide
"Ideas and advice for turning ordinary spaces into showplaces; simple ways to add privacy to any size landscape"--Cover
Ortho's complete guide to vegetables by Jacqueline Hériteau( Book )
3 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
This handy guide covers all aspects of growing vegetables, from soil preparation to harvesting
Basic carpentry techniques by T. Jeff Williams( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1997 in English and held by 646 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
The Ortho home gardener's problem solver ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2001 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
A guide to solving common gardening problems that describes how to identify and solve problems with both indoor and outdoor plants
All about trees ( Book )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 643 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
All about houseplants by Susan M Lammers( Book )
3 editions published between 1982 and 1999 in English and held by 637 libraries worldwide
Explains how to select, care for, and propagate house plants and how to use them in interior design. Includes an illustrated gallery of house plants
 
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