Sure, you can buy turmeric powder from the spice department to whip up your own organic Golden milk, turmeric lattes, turmeric smoothies, or turmeric tea, but aficionados swear by fresh turmeric for the best flavor and strongest health benefits. And while you can find the fresh stuff in health food stores and even mainstream grocery stores, it isn’t cheap, you may not be able to find it year-round, and often it isn’t organic.
Luckily turmeric is easy to grow if you have a sunny spot to put a large pot or planter. Give it what it likes and it will grow like a weed and reward you with attractive tropical foliage and a generous harvest of fresh turmeric.
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