"Planting a vegetable garden in pots - Place raw uncracked egg in bottom. As it decomposes, it naturally fertilizes your mini- veg garden. Do outside of course!" And be sure that your pots are protected from raccoons.
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.