Nature is full of small miracles — you see them everywhere you look, but they often happen too slowly to appreciate. Which is why these timelapse videos, showing germination from seed to fully grown plant, are so astonishing. Check out the most inspirational plant germination videos on the internet!

Acorn to oak in eight months

Germination of mung beans in three and half days

Growth of an American sweetgum in five years

Pear swelling in eight weeks

Epigeal germination of a climbing bean, shot in 4 weeks

Daisies growing in lawn

The seed of stork's bill, which drills itself into the ground

Growing chia seeds

Germination of bean, pea, maize, sunflower and castor bean in one week

The growth of flowers