Arugula Eruca sativa
How to sow arugula: Direct seed or transplant in wide rows or raised beds
Sun requirement for arugula: Plant in Full Sun
Arugula has been planted 52 times by Growstuff members.
Mildly bitter, sometimes peppery, salad green. Fast-growing with deeply lobed leaves. Prefers cooler weather, bolts in the heat.
Median lifespan14 weeks
First harvest expected8 weeks after planting
Last harvest expected12 weeks after planting
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This weekend I had two full days to really focus on the yard, and I made the most of it. With the intermittent help of several others over the course of the weekend, I got both easement planter boxes filled with compost and soil, cleaned up and weeded the alley, got the stump pulled from the coni…
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I've got seeds either on-hand or ordered for just about everything I'm starting from seed this year. I've been working out what I want to plant, and this is the plan I've come up with for the 72 square feet of my backyard raised beds:
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Like I said in my last post, everything has been late and disorganised this spring. However, I'm trying to get some stuff planted juuuusssssttttt under the wire for December, and hopefully they'll have time to grow before things cool down in the new year. Last year I was pretty amazed how lon…
I'm so very, very behind on my gardening. I was travelling heaps and had lots of other commitments through October/November, which is peak spring planting time here, and nothing got done. I've come to the realisation that if I'm going to do work that involves that sort of travel, I need to cut …
I got way too busy for a couple of weeks, and it decided to get hot right in the middle of that time – so of course various things in my early salad stuff have bolted like crazy.
Arugula flowers are, first of all, surprisingly beautiful. I know this isn't meant to be a site…
I originally wanted to do this yesterday but it rained in the morning so that kinda put a damper on things.
So I did it all today instead! A bunch of the seeds I wintersowed in the milk jugs and soda bottles were getting crowded so it was time to move them to their bigger (permanent) container…
Scientific namesEruca sativa
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