How to Grow an Endless Supply of Ginger Indoors – How to Grow an Endless Supply of Ginger Indoors. By Meredith Skyer Ginger is the perfect herb to grow indoors. It’s very low-maintenance, loves partial sunlight, and you can use parts of it at a time, leaving the rest in the soil to continue growing. Besides, it’s delicious! Really, what’s not to love about growing ginger inside?
A bit about ginger Ginger takes 10 months to mature and it doesn’t tolerate frost. Ginger is one of those miraculous plants that grows well in partial to full shade, which makes it ideal for growing in your home, where most people don’t have full sun pouring on their windows all day long. Little bits of the ginger root can be removed while it continues to grow. How to plant ginger The best ginger to plant is purchased from a garden center or seed catalog. Ginger purchased from the produce department of your local grocery store can be used to grow a plant, but with spotty results. Grocery store ginger also could be coated in pesticides and fungicides. Be sure to pick the perfect pot! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. Permaculture Tip of the Day - How to Build a Grey Water Planter Bed - School of Permaculture. 9 Houseplants That Clean The Air And Are Basically Impossible To Kill. Pop quiz: which is more polluted, indoor air or outdoor air?
10 times out of 10, indoor air in your house, office or apartment is going to be worse than the air outside. Indoor air pollution has been ranked among the top 5 greatest risks to public health by the EPA, and stagnant indoor air allows pollutants to build up and stick to the things inside of your home. The things in our homes emit some nasty toxic chemicals like formaldehyde for example. You can also be impacted by pollutants like pollen, bacteria, mold, and various outdoor contaminants that find their way inside.
Fortunately, houseplants can help us solve some of these air quality issues. 1. This plant was found by NASA to be a real air-purifying beast. 2. Spider plants are incredibly easy to grow, so if you’re a beginner, this is a great one to start with. 3. There are over 40 kinds of dracaena plants, which makes it easy to find the right one for you. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Aloe is a multi-use plant for sure. Image credit: F.