One of the main things that people need to do when they are attempting to plant a garden, whether it be vegetables or flowers, you need nutrients in the soil.
People think just common dirt will do the job, but greater growth comes from better nutrients.
In your spiritual life it is the exact same. You have to have vital nutrients to help you grow spiritual. These nutrients include prayer, praise, and worship. They include bible reading and devotions. They also include right thinking. Providing the seed proper nutrients to grow will help bring growth.
Do you nourish your soul?