Alas, there is hope in the red bucket, but not at the size the camera can show. Magpie has resorted to distracting herself with making bread.
Some of the mung beans are threatening to float in their water, which can be taken as a good sign since they have also split their skins, but the progress shown by the mustard seeds is far greater. Placing a roof of cotton wool over the top of some of the seeds has produced faster seeding, but some of the nubs seem a little furry, which may not be a good thing at all.
Wait. Wait. Wait… and see.