Plants spouted, grew to maturity, and produced seeds. However, the text clearly states that the (soulish) animals, including the wild animals (carnivores), cattle (herbivores) and "creeping things" (rodents? Then God created Adam, the first man (Genesis , 2:7).
He placed the man into a special garden that He had planted (Genesis 2:8).
We don't know how long Adam worked the garden before God gave him another assignment.
However, it wouldn't have been much "work" if Adam was there for less than 24 hours.
(Genesis -12) The interesting part of the account is that God did not create the plants in the manner we might assume He did.
Adam was placed into the garden "to work it and take care of it" (Genesis ).
As indicated earlier, the Bible does not fix the age of the earth, contrary to the claims of Answers in Genesis.
Historically, their claim comes from the work of James Ussher, Bishop in the Church of Ireland, from 1625 to 1656.
In reality, the Bible makes no claim as to the age of the earth, although it does establish a minimum age.
This page examines some of the history of the controversy—what the Bible actually says and does not say—and the scientific evidence surrounding the age of the earth.