How to Force a Hyacinth Bulb.*This method is a particularly easy way to bring a bit of spring into your home before plants outside have warmed up enough to flower. You can use vases created especially for this purpose, or any jar or vase with a small enough mouth to support the bulb, without letting it fall in the water. The point of a forcing glass is to hold the bottom of the bulb away from the water. SEE WEBSITE for specifics: http://www.janeausten.co.uk/how-to-force-a-hyacinth-bulb/
Add 1 tsp. of liquid food coloring to 1 cup of water. Drizzle the colored water onto the soil surrounding the base of a plant. Wait 24 hours for the water to absorb. Apply another identical dose if the color change was not sufficient.
Love using Coleus because they are easy to grow and cuttings will root easily. Great in shadeor part sun. Container Flower Gardening Ideas: Coleus Combination, Black Dragon, Wizard, Rainbow Mix: Container Flower Gardening Ideas: Coleus Combination, Black Dragon, Wizard, Rainbow Mix A simple and lovely combination of colored leafy plants makes