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Lucia Peck

Lucia Peck divides her time between her home in Pittsboro and Bob’s Ice Cream Shop in Chapel Hill.

— From October 1977
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

A Secret Garden

Vegetable or plant dyeing is an art which belongs to the botanist and gardener as well as the spinner, weaver, and leather craftsman. A knowledge of field botany can help the dyer identify many useful dyeplants which grow in the countryside.

October 1977
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

A Secret Garden

Chosen for their distinctive aroma and taste, les fines herbes have a charming ability to stand on their own, or to mingle pleasantly, like party goers.

September 1977
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

A Secret Garden

Herbal beauty treatments are fun to create, and it’s comforting to know they are pure. Consider the difference between synthetic drugstore preparations and the fresh ingredients of homemade concoctions. I’d rather make my own, thanks.

July 1977
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