Freshly harvested ginger roots with green stems and leaves.


Ginger is a versatile spice that can be used in many different dishes, from sushi to muffins. Ginger is not only good with food, but it also has natural medicinal properties such as aiding digestion. Ginger plants are relatively easy to grow indoors or outdoors, and they can even be grown on the windowsill. Find out all you need to know to grow, care for, and harvest this flavorful herb in our guides down below. Happy gardening!

How to Plant and Grow Ginger in Your Home Garden

Freshly harvested ginger with the green leafy tops still attached.

Ginger is a wonderful herb, but those who want to grow it run into a dilemma: it’s a tropical plant! Can you grow it in colder climates, even throughout winter, for culinary use? Read on, and you’ll find that it’s not so hard – with the right techniques, this can be a tasty and rewarding pastime.

Ginger Houseplant Care Tips: How to Grow Ginger Indoors

A close up of ginger rhizomes on a blue surface. The roots have started to sprout and the stems are pink at the bottom, contrasting with the green further up.

Did you know that you can grow ginger indoors all year long? In fact, growing ginger in containers alongside your other houseplants is surprisingly easy, and will reward you with a consistent supply of fresh juicy roots. Learn tips and tricks for growing this tropical herb in containers indoors in any climate.