How Can I Make My Seeds Germinate Faster?

One of the best pieces of advice. . . plant it and then walk away (figuratively).

Worrying over the seed does not make it germinate any faster. Sometimes seeds act like the proverbial watched pot. They function on their own time scale, which can be 1 or 2 years later – no joke. Seeds have some kind of indicator system that informs them when conditions are right to grow.