Ginger Gardening for Beginners!
In this article, we are going to unlock the secrets of growing ginger, one of my favorite plants, both in the garden and in the kitchen. Vinit Patil here from soilgardner where it’s my goal to help you grow a greener thumb. And today we’re talking about the almighty ginger, one of the most widely cultivated crops and used crops in the world.
How to select the right Ginger?
One of the most important things to know when you are growing ginger is we call it the ginger root, but we’re actually harvesting the rhizome, which is a modified underground stem. And here’s a pro tip. When you’re buying it at a grocery store to find ginger, you want to look for eyes, right? So look for those little eyes.
Preparing of the ginger Soil pot
Now that we know how ginger grows, we have to think about the container we’re going to put it in, right? That’s what the article is about. Now what you’ll notice is as you plant it and the stalks start to come up, they creep in one direction, so they grow horizontally, the rhizome expands horizontally. So that means it makes a little bit more sense in my opinion, to grow it in a wide shallow pot rather than a narrow deep pot. So this pot, for example, I may transplant into a wider shallow pot.
Planting of Ginger
If you so choose, you can just go ahead and plant it straight in and then hit it with a little bit of water. It’s gonna start anyways. That’s just a kind of way to speed up the process, but certainly not necessary.
Here we have covered other three points such as what is the proper placement harvesting, how to make powder of ginger and use it in the spices and many more so if you want the complete information about the almighty ginger then Click here