A quick update on the tree seeds that we planted last Autumn, left outside and then forgot about.
So far, all but one pot is showing signs of germination so the sink or swim test seemed to work.
Above is a seedling of the Turkey oak (Quercus cerris).
And the sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) has also made an appearance:
And there is some activity in the pot labelled silver birch (Betula pendula):
Although I have a strong suspicion these may be the result of weed seeds that have been carried by the wind….