Edible Ginger Plant?

Answer Many of us have often seen the dry, beige ginger root in the produce section of the grocery store--yet have never purchased it. Its uniqueness intimidates us. We don't understand how to use it in... Read More »

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How to Plant Wild Ginger & Ginger Root?

Wild ginger and ginger root grow differently, but offer similar purposes. Native to North America, wild ginger (asarum) is a lush perennial with flowers lasting well past their season. Harvest wild... Read More »

What is a ginger plant?

Ginger is grown and harvested for it root system, or rhizomes. This plant is available in both evergreen and deciduous varieties. There is both a culinary (Zingiber officinale) and a wild type (Asa... Read More »

How do I plant ginger root?

Selection and PreparationSelect ginger roots from the produce section of your supermarket that are cream to light brown, and free of bruises and mold, advises the Texas A&M University Aggie Horticu... Read More »

How to Plant Ginger Rhizomes?

Ginger is a pungent ingredient in many recipes from stir fry to cookies as well as being the primary flavor for the soda drink called ginger ale. The flavoring comes from the root of the ginger pla... Read More »