A seed is a tiny plant. Given soil, water, and sunlight, the seed will begin to grow. As the seed grows, it becomes a flower, a vegetable, or maybe even a tree.This enlarged edition introduces seeds and how they grow, with clear explanations and beautifully detailed illustrations that outline the simple steps for beginning a garden. Seeds How does a tiny acorn grow into an enormous oak tree? At one time, the tree in your backyard could have fit into your pocket! Look inside to learn the simple steps for turning a packet of seeds into your own garden.