More ideas from Muriel
Indoor Tulips . . . Step 1 - Fill a glass container about 1/3 of the way with glass marbles or decorative rocks. Clear glass will enable you to watch the roots develop . . . Step 2 - Set the tulip bulb on top of the marbles or stones; pointed end UP. Add a few more marbles or rocks so that the tulip bulb is surrounded but not covered (think support). . .Step 3 - Pour fresh water into the container. The water shouldn't touch the bulb, but it should be very close, so that the roots will grow…

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.

Brighten up sheltered spots in your landscape with these easy-to-grow shade plants that come back year after year.

lungwort (Pulmonaria) variegated foliage looks great all season long, but is an especially nice accent to the clusters of pink, white, or blue flowers in spring. Lungwort grows best in Zones and reaches 1 foot tall.

Hellebore (lenten rose) blooms in the winter/early spring, likes the dark and the damp. (via ferrebeekeeper)

Hellebore Blue Metallic Lady, Some of the Best Hellebores around for Stunning Spring Planting. Easy to grow, perennial hellebores are excellent for bringing early spring colour to a border.

Helleborus x sternii - although Helleborus is mostly sold as a shade plant, and it will tolerate shade, this plant grows perfectly well in sunny locations where it produces more blooms.

Absinthe's Garden: ~ Although Helleborus x sternii is mostly sold as a shade plant, and it will tolerate shade, it also grows perfectly well in sunny locations, where it produces more blooms.