Window tomatoes day 20, and my sweet potato sprouted!

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Tom Tomato has real leaves now; Dick has sprouted. No sign of Mary yet. I did cheat, after week 2, I planted 2 more seeds in Dick and Mary’s spots in case the original seeds got eaten. The window box appears to have several centipedes. I feel bad for taking away their food source to make room for new things. Hang in there, fellas! We’ll get your ecosystem back on track.

I’m excited – recently, my sweet potato sprouted. I’ve had it toothpicked in a mug of water for months and it’s only just in the last couple of weeks started to grow. Why does this take so long, and how does it grow so quickly once it starts?

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Just a little bit bigger and I can plant it. :)