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As soon as you've sown your seeds, you'll be checking to see if they've grown. Some seeds can germinate in just a few days. This is especially true for the big seeds you've helped to absorb water by soaking them before you sowed them. Annuals usually grow fast, too, because they have to get all their growing done in just one year. Sometimes, you need to be more patient. Seeds of some perennials take months to germinate. Some seeds don't germinate at all, even for the experts, so don't think you've done something wrong if yours don't. Just try again.
As well as knowing when you can expect to see your seeds coming through the ground, you might also like to know what they look like when they're small. Weeds often grow faster than the plants you want, and they often look stronger, too, so you might keep the weeds and pull up the seedlings if you aren't sure which are which.
Here are pictures of the seedlings of some of the plants you might be growing:
Baby Blue Eyes
Creeping Baby's Breath
Palm Springs Daisy
Poached Egg Plant
Shoo Fly Plant
Swan River Daisy
When your plants have finished flowering, you can look forward to collecting the seeds. Look at the Seed Saving page to find out how to collect and save your seeds.
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