And then, there's the whole "I live at camp" thing, where little hands love nothing more than to pick flowers, leaves, whatever. Case-in-point: my Assistant Camp Director, camp name Turtle, planted a hibiscus plant on a Tuesday. On Friday, the flower was picked off and thrown to about a foot away. Who does that?! 9 year olds, that's who. Also, deer apparently like to eat hibiscus flowers.
At one point I had two or three pots of things growing. The sun killed all of them except for these sunflowerlings:
They're much bigger than they started. This is when they first sprouted:
I hope they eventually look like this:
Are you trying to grow anything this summer?