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Adrian Byne


Benholm Group

Adrian Byne, Director of Benholm Group, brings over three decades of expertise to the forefront of plant design innovation. As a family-owned company, Benholm has cemented its reputation as a premier plant displays company, specialising in a diverse array of creative plant-related displays that captivate and inspire.

At the heart of Benholm’s mission lies their commitment to long-term live plant rental, coupled with meticulous maintenance services. Based in Central Scotland, Adrian and his team extend their expertise throughout the UK, infusing spaces with nature where creativity truly blossoms.

With a career spanning over 30 years, Adrian has honed his businesses craft in designing, installing, and maintaining plants for clients of all sizes and industries. His passion for plants extends beyond traditional installations, as evidenced by his involvement in ground-breaking research studies like “Reap What You Sow,” where Benholm collaborated with industry leaders such as Joyce Chan Schoof, PLP Labs and Derek Clements Croome.

Under Adrian’s guidance, Benholm has spearheaded industry-leading initiatives such as Enviroculture and Nordik Moss, setting new standards for sustainability and innovation. Notable projects include cultivating real edible bananas at Edinburgh Airport, serving as the official planting supplier for prestigious events like COP26 and the 2014 Commonwealth Games, plus pioneering peat-free Enviroculture planting for the UK’s first building to earn a BREEAM Excellent rating.

Adrian is a recognised authority in the field of creative plant design, frequently sharing his insights with interior designers on utilising plants to support biophilic design principles. From office spaces to hospitality venues, Benholm bring a visionary approach to every project, and Adrian is delighted to be able to share his expertise on how greenery can help create inspiring workplaces at The Office x Watercooler Event.