Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Growing Ginger...

Everyone knows something about ginger...
did you know it can be grown in a pot?


if you like using ginger often...
it pays to grow it in containers...
granted, it takes about a year to get to harvest time

with all the nutritional and health benefits of ginger...
I see no reason not to grow ginger

if you grow it in containers...
it can be grown even in colder regions...
so long as it's protected or brought inside from the cold season

just give it plenty light and keep it a tad moist but, not too wet...
let it dry out a bit before giving it some moisture

for info on growing ginger, you can go to:


our neighbor gave us a bag full of ginger roots...
many were ready to plant


I took a couple of ginger rhizomes and put them in a container...
in just a couple of months, they've gone from above photo...
to the plant in below photo...
with still more rhizomes pushing green through the soil


I planted more rhizomes in the potager garden behind the cottage...
and planted rows with the rest in the large garden outside the cottage compound

my potager garden ginger went from this, below...


to this, which now stands at about two feet


the rows in the large garden are doing as well...
we should have plenty ginger in the future, if the Lord pleases

for more info on ginger benefits and nutrition, go to:



"He causeth the grass to grow for the cattle,
and herb for the service of man:
that he may bring forth food out of the earth"
Psalm 104:14

Blessed be the Lord for His gifts.

May you have a blessed day, or night.

5 comments :

  1. You have been blessed to be able to grow it all year round :-)

    I like ginger in moderation, but I never thought of growing it.

    Good tip ~ thanks!

    Maria

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  2. yes I've heard you can do this.

    but, do you think it would grow in VA?

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  3. Amanda, If you have an indoor space to hold a 16 inch pot (the bigger, the better) during the cold season, you can grow ginger just about anywhere. It will go dormant durning the cold but, should start growing like crazy when the warm temperatures come around.

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  4. I do know that ginger has some excellent health benefits. Hmmmmm....can I just grow it indoors in my climate?

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