Beckett, Kenneth A., Carr David, and Stevens, David. The Contained Garden. The Viking Press. New York: 1982. This is a guide to planting various flowers, fruits, and vegetables in containers, including container selection, care, and maintenance.
Heber, David. What Color is Your Diet? Regan Books. New York: 2001. This book is a guide to healthy eating by using a color coded system to identify fruits and vegetables that have specific benefits for the body. It also includes recipes for dishes packed with specific nutrients.
Joseph, James A., Nadeau, Daniel A., and Underwood, Anne. The Color Code. The Philip Leaf Group. New York: 2002. This is also an informational book that identifies different fruits and vegetables and their amazing nutritional properties. It also shows how eating foods of various colors will help you maintain maximum nutrition by giving the body a variety of nutrients.
Minnich, Jerry. Gardening for Maximum Nutrition. Rodale Press. Emmaus: 1983. This is a guide to gardening that is intended for those who want to grow nutritious fruits and vegetables and turn their garden into part of their kitchen.
Nichols McGee, Rose Marie, and Stuckey, Maggie. The Bountiful Container. Workman Publishing. New York: 2002. This is the best resource I have found for the beginner who wants to start seedlings and/or learn about container gardening. It is easy to understand and gives you tips that make it seem easy to be successful.
Toogood, Alan. The Complete Book of Container Gardening. Trafalgar Square Publishing. North Pomfret: 1991. This is another book that gives information about how to get started container gardening, what plants work well in containers, and how to care for plants in containers.