There’s something satisfying about planting a seed and watching it grow. But you need to be patient. You need a seed and soil too, and knowledge about the nutrients the plant needs. It’s possible that a shoot will appear, even if you’ve done little more than just stick it in the ground. But, to guarantee future flowers, you need to create the best conditions for your seedling. You can further your plans today, but doing the groundwork is the only way to ensure success.