Gardening Made Simple by Better Homes and Gardens
This is a great book for beginners who want to start gardening. It goes over flower gardens and harvest-able gardens. It goes over the basics of everything. As you may recall, Victory Gardens were a big deal during WWII and even into the 1950s. Take some time and start your own garden, big or small. You'll absolutely enjoy the rewards of eating what you grow. It definitely tastes better.