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.
plant top of pineapple in pot. I did this about 5 months ago and thought it didn't work, but I went to through away the what I thought was dead pineapple plant and it is very much alive and healthy. This actually worked so far.