ENGLISH LAVENDER in a container: Roots prefer to be fairly crowded so choose a container that is only larger than rootball. Light soil w/good drainage. Water when soil is dry. Repot yearly with fertilizer.
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.