The Easiest Way to Dry and Process Turmeric Root to Make Turmeric Powder

Turmeric (Curcuma longa syn. C. domestica) is a subtropical/tropical plant which is a member of the ginger (Zingiberaceae) family, and is native to Southwest India. It’s grown traditionally as a spice, medicine and as a source of bright yellow dye. Ground turmeric root is an important culinary spice, and curry powder contains up to 25%Continue reading “The Easiest Way to Dry and Process Turmeric Root to Make Turmeric Powder”

Growing Turmeric in the Ground in Temperate Climates

In the previous article Growing Turmeric in Containers in Temperate Climates, I mentioned that I had also discovered a temperate climate technique for growing turmeric in the ground. For those who like to grow plants out of their climatic range without a greenhouse, we’ll explain not only how it’s done, but we’ll explore the systems-thinkingContinue reading “Growing Turmeric in the Ground in Temperate Climates”

How to Grow Turmeric in Containers in Temperate Climates

. Turmeric (Curcuma longa syn. C. domestica) is a member of the ginger (Zingiberaceae) family. It’s a subtropical/tropical plant native to Southwest India, and has been grown traditionally as a spice, medicine and as a source of bright yellow dye. The root of the turmeric plant has been used in Chinese and Indian Ayurvedic medicineContinue reading “How to Grow Turmeric in Containers in Temperate Climates”