Sprinkle coffee grounds around your vegetables before you water them, you will be activating slow-release nitrogen that will help them grow faster and fuller. Slugs don't like them either! I put coffee grounds and egg shells in my garden all the time.
Indoor Tulips - Fill glass container about with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Set tulip bulb on top of marbles or stones; pointed end up, add more marbles or rocks; so bulb is surrounded but not covered. Pour fresh water into the container.
When most other plants are hiding away from winter’s chill, snowdrop is eager to get going. One of the first blossoms of late winter, snowdrops are still shy, preferring to hide away in rock gardens and under taller shrubs. Plant these bulbs in fall.
Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth Using Bulbs
Help kids see how plant grow! (Or if you're short on kids just do it for yourself - it's pretty cool!) :: Science for Kids: Observing Plant Growth with Bulbs (with a FREE printable observation sheet!) from Buggy and Buddy
Here is an idea for a vertical garden in a classroom (plus a fish tank). This could also work in other places -- homes, places of worship, community centres, etc. Maybe even outdoors? With a mesh covering over the fish tank, the cats couldn't get in.
Sounds like a good idea: Start your tomato seeds like this then put the whole thing in the ground when you plant them, the tomatoes will thrive off the egg shells (calcium--helping prevent blossom rot)
Window box flower ideas are available in several styles and materials, including wood and wrought iron. Beautiful miniature landscapes can be created in window box flower ideas with a variety of plants.