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From the Orange Mailbox: Notes from a Few Country Acres
From the Orange Mailbox is the first collection of A. Carman Clark's award-winning columns of good country wisdom. Written with humor and intelligence, Clark's essays cover topics ranging from the history of her 170 year old farm on Sennebec Pond to the use of narcissus bulbs in ancient Rome to the proper care of an asparagus bed. The book also contains many of Arley Clark ...more
Paperback, 1st edition, 273 pages
Published 1985 by Tilbury House Publishers
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This uplifting and thought provoking collection of short essays reminds me why I'm a country girl at heart and gives me that shot of rural hominess when I am overwhelmed by the city. The book contains everything from garden cultivating and harvesting tips to recipes, to relaxing anecdotes. It is a gem!
really enjoyed this book and the gardening wisdom shared. This author seemed like a good friend by the end of the book. Really had great stories. How I want to get things done. She accomplishes a lot in her garden, her home and life. Does this as a single lady.