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.
Make Your Own Rooting Hormone from Willow Twigs. Yes, you can make your own rooting hormone from willow twigs. Use your willow water rooting hormone to start seeds, propagate cuttings and water transplants in your garden.
No drainage, so bed of pebbles underneath to help the soil dry out. Succulents seem to thrive in this setup. Other small potted plants enjoy the planters with only the pebbles and water acting as a humidity tray.