Are you thinking of ginger roots for food or as plant ?
If you are thinking of ginger as food this is how.
1) Ginger like well drain soil. so raised bed is sugested.
pick fresh ginger from busy orental food store or any other food
store. ( Trader joe in mind) some ginger roots are new crop some are more mature
ginger roots. pick ginger which has firm and have healhty "eye"
(new growth are coming out). don't pick ginger do not have many
2) when you cut gindger into small peices , not cut too close to eye.
after cut ginger , let's wound dry day or two at well air circulating
place but not under full sun.
3) place ginger 3 to 4 inch part. 2/3 thd of tuber under soil. not completly
under soil, Later you can dress siol lightly over tuber.
mulch soil with pine straw, wheat straw etc , what ever you
can find localy is fine.
If you like to have frsh,tender new ginger, it will take three month or less
fresh ginger shoot is good friend of cold beer.
fresh ginder is tipical summer food for Japanese.