Susan Albert's Photo Albums

A Collection of Companion Photos
for Together, Alone: A Memoir of Marriage and Place

Gardens & Growing Wild

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    Susan grows lambs ears, thyme, & yarrow in a small garden beside Pecan Creek

    lamb's ears
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    Leucantha is a lovely native perennial from Mexico, a member of the salvia family

    Leucantha
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    Lion's ear, an African herb, was used as an aphrodisiac. Leucantha & goldenrod make a colorful early autumn background.

    Lion's ear
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    Goldenrod grows wild along Pecan Creek, as well as in Susan's garden.

    Goldenrod
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    The fruit from the prickly pear cactus makes a tasty Texas jelly!

    Prickly pear
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    Susan's herb garden includes santolina, yarrow, artemisia, rosemary—& much more!

    Herb garden
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    Susan grows lambs ears, thyme, & yarrow in a small garden beside Pecan Creek

    lamb's ears
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    Leucantha is a lovely native perennial from Mexico, a member of the salvia family

    Leucantha


Susan has been gardening at Meadow Knoll for over two decades. These are photographs of some of her favorite plants, wild and "domesticated," over the years.

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Browse an Album of Companion Photos

See a map of Meadow Knoll, Susan's home in the Texas Hill Country, and a map of Lebh Shomea, Susan's retreat in South Texas. The maps in the book are drawn by noted mapmaker Molly O'Halloran.


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