June 6, 2015

I can buy both Burpee arugula and Ferry-Morse organic arugula seeds locally.  I’d like to find out which grows quicker and produces the best tasting arugula.  So I planted 2 sets of each in rockwool.  I’ll use this seed starting procedure and record the results.

Burpee
Ferry-Morse
June 6, 2015
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 June 17, 2015

Placed in
Tower Garden June 17

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After 6 weeks the Burpee arugula is larger than the Ferry-Morse.  Both plants have the very peppery flavor that’s typical of Tower Garden arugula.  I’ve been mostly using Ferry-Morse, but I’m going to switch to Burpee seeds for awhile.  This was only one planting so it’s far from conclusive.  In other words, your mileage may vary.