Possibly in the corner of the back garden? Like the beehive baskets, the tepees for vines to travel, the raised beds and the different enclosures for the vegetables, the soft grassy path -- what's not to like in this awesome garden.
Turmeric is the main spice in yellow curry, giving it the warm flavor and golden coloring. Ongoing research suggests that turmeric may have extensive health benefits as well. Turmeric is a plant grown for its root, much like ginger.
I was recently introduced to the concept of food forests- cultivating an area where edible foods will grow year to year with little to no maintenance. This link is to a list of food forest plants for Southern California and similar climates.