Ben Walcott ‘Gardens that have influenced us’

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Thursday, 4 August 2016 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Ben and Ros Walcott have been involved with the Australian Native Plants Society of Canberra since coming to Canberra and are now Leaders of the Garden Design Study Group of the Australian Native Plants Society (Australia). Ben is currently the President of ANPSA. Ben helps Ros research “In Flower This Week” each fortnight at the ANBG.

Ben Walcott had a long career as a Professor of Physiology at Stony Brook University on Long Island, NY. He was also Associate-Provost of the university for eight years.

Ben and his wife Ros moved to Canberra in 2003 from New York and created a large native garden in Red Hill. This talk reflects on the many gardens all over the world that have inspired and influenced its creation.