Walcott garden earns stamp of approval

By Susan Parsons
Updated April 23 2018 - 11:17pm, first published August 23 2014 - 12:00am

The Walcott Garden
In 2001 Rosalind and Benjamin Walcott purchased a property in Red Hill that was first developed in 1926. Through their architect Wal Kostyrko and landscape architect Helen Cohen, both Canberrans, the design of the new house was integrated with the garden. From July to December 2003 the initial planting of 2500 plants, mostly native to Australia, was completed. Since then they have welcomed many visitors to the garden, having been open to the public more than 40 times including seven occasions for Open Gardens Australia.

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