Staff Writer
Columbus Parent

Have your kids noticed the green buds of tulips or daffodils that have recently started poking out of the ground?

If they have, they're probably curious about plants and how they grow.

Growing seedlings is an ideal — and easy — home experiment.

Now is a great time to plant seeds that will grow into small plants that you can move outside when the weather gets better.

You can start seeds in old egg cartons or a variety of recycled containers you already have around the house.

Choose a few flowers and maybe some vegetables your children have never tried. (They may be tempted to eat them after growing the veggies themselves.)

Here's a great website to get you started: