Ian McBain

Meet the designer of Concrete 2.0 at RHS Malvern Spring Festival 2024

Ian McBain

Ian McBain MSGD

An experienced garden designer based in the East Midlands of England, Ian has been creating beautiful and practical gardens since 2004. A fully registered member of the Society of Garden Designers, this is his first RHS Show garden.

See Concrete 2.0
Ian says: “The Concrete 2.0 garden is a wonderful opportunity for us to highlight the need to specify reclaimed and recycled materials in our gardens. It also seeks to promote the responsible use of water, but above all it urges us all to rethink our paving choices. Mass carbon-heavy importation of porcelain and natural stone paving is not sustainable, and we must look at UK-produced options. Sustainable cement-free concrete products will undoubtedly be part of the solution, and this garden aims to show that they can be used in an attractive and practical manner.”

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