Dream State: Grow Your Own Ginger At Home - start it indoors early in the season, as a houseplant. Then move outdoors into your garden in the spring. Every "finger" of the old root will produce a new ginger root.
Great idea for a patio in a backyard with limited shade and space to garden. A covered patio with windowbox container garden as a creative use of backyard space and landscaping idea for vertical space.