Growing your own ginger is easy and provides an endless supply for your cooking. To grow your ginger plants, buy a couple small pieces of ginger root at the store. Look for fat pieces that have small nodes on them. At most, it should cost about $.50.
Turmeric is the main spice in yellow curry, giving it the warm flavor and golden coloring. Ongoing research suggests that turmeric may have extensive health benefits as well. Turmeric is a plant grown for its root, much like ginger. And here's the cool thing about turmeric: growing it is easy.