The kids and I were inspired this winter by the book Paperwhiteby my friend Nancy Elizabeth Wallace.
So we "planted" some bulbs (i.e. stuck them in a bowl with some stones and water), and despite my very ungreen thumbs, this is what we got:
It was so easy and fun and fast. The kids love them. Every morning when we wake up there's something new and exciting to see.
The only thing is, they stink! Noone told us that part!
Here's Nancy's book: