Wanna see something amazing? Put some bulbs in water. They’ll sprout slowly, developing roots and little hints of buds, and then—all of a sudden—eye-blink quickly. One day, seemingly overnight, you’ll have full-blown blooms…all without soil. And if you have a kiddo (or just a sense of curiosity), it’s a great opportunity to demonstrate how plants grow: put the bulbs in a clear glass vase, and you’ll be able to see every stage of the process. Get some expert tips for forcing blooms here.