Terra Nova Blog

Salvia dombeyi

  I’ve been dithering for the past few weeks about taking cuttings from Salvia dombeyi as it looks so magnificent in full flower but today I bit the bullet and decided that it was now or ne... Read More

Quaking Grass

Briza maxima is a delightful, hardy annual grass seldom seen in gardens, which is rather strange, as it always stirs up loads of interest when in flower. Lots of dainty, biscuit-coloured heads dangle ... Read More

Winter Weirdo!

Equisetum camtschatcense – now this is a weird plant! Prehistoric in appearance, it produces hollow, thin evergreen rods that grow to 5 ft tall and are translucent when backlit by sunlight. Flow... Read More