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A Sim tending to her garden

For gardening in other Sims games, see Gardening.
For the career track, see Gardener (career).
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Gardening is a skill included in The Sims 4. It primarily focuses on a Sim's ability to grow different types of plants. The plants grown through gardening can be sold or in some cases used in recipes. Reaching level 10 Gardening is the requirement for the Green Thumb Achievement.

Abilities[edit | edit source]

Level Ability Interaction
1 Plant, Water, Weed, Harvest, Sell Plant interaction
1 Buy Starter, Seasonal and Catnip Seed Packets Planter interaction
1 Buy Seasonal Seed Packets Computer interaction
2 Research, Water Area, Evolve Plant interaction
2 Research Gardening Computer interaction
3 Fertilize, Increase Fun while Gardening Plant interaction
4 Talk to Plants, Harvest Area Plant interaction
5 Take Cutting, Graft Plant interaction
6 Weed Area Plant interaction
7 Buy Uncommon and Farmer's Seed Packets Planter interaction
7 Spray Area for Bugs Plant interaction
8 Overgrow Bonsai Trees, Super Sell Bonsai interaction
9 Tend Garden Plant interaction
10 Buy Rare Seed Packets Planter interaction

Learning[edit | edit source]

Gardening is mainly built by tending various garden plants. Sims may also read a gardening skill book to level the skill more quickly and can also "Research Gardening" on any computer or Research Plant when interacting with a plant, after reaching level 2. At level 4, Sims can "Talk to Plants," which will build the gardening skill and satisfy social needs.

Growing plants[edit | edit source]

Planting[edit | edit source]

Starting with level 1 gardening, a Sim can plant flowers, herbs, fruits, and vegetables on their property, either outdoors on bare earth, or in flower pots. The easiest way to start a garden is to purchase seed packets at a computer or by clicking on a flower pot, or buying the harvestable from shops around the world. Once the Sim received the seed packet, opening it will give the sim one (the higher level packs) or multiple (the starter packs) items that can be planted. Once the item is placed in a spot where it can be planted, the "Plant" interaction will appear when the Sim clicks on it.

Tending[edit | edit source]

After it is planted, the Sim can water it to keep it healthy until it grows. When a plant needs to be watered again, its base will appear dry. Every 12 Sim hours that it remains tended to, it will increase in health, until it is ready to increasing in quality. Every 12 Sim hours that it remains untended (unwatered, covered in weeds, or surrounded by bugs), it will decrease in health until it dies. Its current health is represented by a progress bar separated in segments when highlighting the plant. If the colored part of the bar is closer to the previous segment it means the plant is in poor health, halfway is normal or just evolved and closer to the next segment means its close to evolving. Each segment of the bar represents one of the quality stages of a plant. All plants need to be tended to at least once on a daily basis, meaning that even if a plant is not tended to for 12 hours, fully tending it once will provide double the progress of what it lost. None of the plants found on Sixam in The Sims 4: Get to Work require watering. Weeds and bugs occur randomly and can occur every 24 hours, or not at all. Plants that require weeding will produce small white and yellow flowers around their base. Plants that require the Sim to spray for bugs will have a large number of bugs flying around the plant and will make an audible 'buzzing' sound. Despite the name, the Sixam Mosquito Trap will have no effect on how often plants have to be sprayed for bugs. Starting at level 7, Sims will have the ability to "Tend Garden" which will enable them to autonomously move between all plants within range, taking care of any tending that the plants need. "Tend Garden" does not autonomously fertilize or harvest plants.

Harvesting[edit | edit source]

Every so often, plants will produce harvestables. How often depends on the plant. When it comes time to harvest a plant, it will produce a couple of harvestables. If harvested right away, the Sim might receive one harvestable and the plant will be reset, and will be harvestable again after the length of its cycle. If the plant is not harvested as soon as possible, it will continue to produce harvestables until reaching 10, the maximum that any plant can hold. These harvestables can now be eaten, sold, used to plant new plants, or used in cooking or herbalism recipes. Plants can be harvested an unlimited number of times.

However in The Sims 4: Seasons, a gardening overhaul synchronize all plants on the current lot to produce harvestables every 5 AM.

Evolving[edit | edit source]

When plants reach maximum health, they can be evolved by a Sim, who has at least a level 2 gardening skill. This will increase the quality of the plants harvestables and their value. Increasing quality also increases the quality of dishes, drinks, and herbal remedies made with them. Planting a higher quality harvestable will result in a plant starting at that quality. There are five levels of quality: Normal, Nice, Excellent, Magnificent and Perfect. Most plants will increase from 2x to 3.5x their value between normal and perfect.

Fertilize[edit | edit source]

Starting at level 5, Sims can fertilize plants, which helps them evolve more quickly. Fertilizing does not affect the quality of the plant or harvestables, or how quickly harvestables are produced, and does not make the plant more resilient to needing water, weeding, or being sprayed for bugs. Plants can be fertilized with any plant or fish. Plants are the most common choice as they are easy to obtain and inexpensive to use up. There are also unconfirmed reports that trash plants and mushrooms are more effective than other plants, as fertilizers. The in-game description of growfruit states that it is a "great" fertilizer. Given its name and that it was added as part of a gardening event, it is probably the most effective possible fertilizer. Fish are more effective than most plants, increasing in effectiveness depending on the rarity of the fish.

Grafting[edit | edit source]

After attaining level 5 in the gardening skill, Sims gain the ability to cut and graft plants. This allows them to make hybrid plants that grow multiple harvestables at once. To graft two plants together, the Sim simply needs to take a cutting from one plant and graft it onto another. The second plant will then need to regrow, but after reaching maturity will bear its original harvestable, as well as the harvestable of the plant that was grafted onto it. Certain grafting pairs will produce a third harvestable on the plant, unrelated to the original two. This is the only way to obtain several rare harvestables. After discovering one of these unique pairs, the recipe will be added to that Sim's notebook. Because there are two possible recipes to create bonsai buds, only the first one discovered will show up in the notebook. Grafted plants produce harvestables at the rate of the base plant, not the plant that came from a cutting. They will also start at the quality of the base plant and grow in the season of the base plant. Multiple plants can be grafted onto one base plant, but plants can only hold up to 10 harvestables, and grafted plants will split that randomly between all types. Mushrooms and the Sixam Mosquito Trap cannot be cut or grafted onto. Too many cuttings will kill a plant; depending on the plant, they can survive one to three cuttings.

The table below shows the possible grafting pairs that result in a new harvestable, it does not matter if Plant A or Plant B is the base plant.

Result Plant A Plant B
Grapes Blue Bells Strawberry
Parsley Sage Basil
Plantain Pear Lemon
Bird of Paradise Tulip Chrysanthemum
Bonsai Buds Daisy Strawberry
Bonsai Buds Grapes Rose
Cow Berry Dragonfruit Snapdragon
Dragonfruit Strawberry Snapdragon
Orchid Lily Snapdragon
Pomegranate Apple Cherry
Death Flower Orchid Pomegranate
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Planting a Cow Berry results in a Cowplant, which does not produce berries. Therefore, the Cow Berry can only be naturally grown as part of a grafted plant. It is also possible to fish up a Cowberry in some waters.

Death and resurrection[edit | edit source]

If a plant is not tended to for long enough, it will die. Plants can also be killed by fire, being stomped, or the withering touch of a ghost killed by a Cowplant. After death, the plant will remain but will begin to produce an odor, similar to trash. No amount of tending can revive it. A Sim can pay §100 to revive a dead plant, at which point it will have to regrow, but will remain the quality it was before death.

Seasons[edit | edit source]

Seasons (if installed) have an effect on plants, it decides if they grow and bear fruit or if they lay dormant to most plants. There are plants that are unaffected by the changing of the seasons and these will continue to grow, but need continued tending as well. Other plants only grow in one or two seasons and will lay dormant (like a just planted seed) while out of season. If a plant is dormant it does not need tending but it keeps its quality and can slowly gain in health as well. As seasons change a plant that is in season it starts growing as soon as the seasons change. When the season ends, plants that turn out of season go dormant immediately and disappear with the last harvest if this was not harvested. Some plants will not turn to the dormant state and even grow slowly if just planted if they are out of season, these plants will not however produce any harvestables unless it is the right season.

Harvestables[edit | edit source]

There are 32 harvestables that can be collected in the base game and 51 more were added with content packs, with a current total of 83. They are collected through finding them in the wild, grafting, or purchasing seed packets from the computer or garden plot and planting them. The harvestables from Content packs are often found in the corresponding World of the pack that introduced them. Due to the gardening overhaul in The Sims 4: Seasons, all plants start growing every 5 AM.

Image Plant Name Rarity Value (Base / Perfect) Growth Rate Season/notes Form Vertical Garden Pack Description
AppleTS4.png Apple Common 3 / 8 36h Fall Tree No &BG
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Characterized by that distinctive snap-hiss, bites from an apple are likely to have Sims feeling full and refreshed.
BasilTS4.png Basil Common 2 / 6 24h Summer and Fall Bush Yes &BG
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Once known for its ability to ease pain from a scorpion-sting, this leafy herb now decorates elaborate meals.
Blue Bells.png Bluebell Common 2 / 5 36h Spring and Summer Bush Yes &BG
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A cluster of small blue blossoms.
CarrotTS4.png Carrot Common 3 / 8 24h Spring and Fall Plant No &BG
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A sweet orange tuber.
Chrysanthemum.png Chrysanthemum Common 10 / 28 36h Summer and Fall Bush Yes &BG
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A beautiful flower that can be grown in the garden.
DaisyTS4.png Daisy Common 2 / 7 24h Spring Bush Yes &BG
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A common bright flower of yellow and white.
GrapesTS4.png Grape Common 8 / 23 48h Fall Bush Yes &BG
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Sims love popping these in their mouth like crisp, juice chocolates.
LemonTS4.png Lemon Common 6 / 17 60h All Seasons Tree No &BG
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A sour citrus fruit.
Mushroom.png Mushroom Common 1 / 3 24h Spring and Fall Patch No &BG
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An earthy, edible fungus.
Parsley.png Parsley Common 2 / 4 24h Spring and Summer Plant Yes &BG
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A delicate, minty herb leaf.
Plantain.png Plantain Common 3 / 8 72h Summer Tree No &BG
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A starchy, Banana-like fruit. Best cooked before eating!
Sage.png Sage Common 3 / 8 24h All Seasons Bush Yes &BG
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A musky, purple herb leaf.
Snapdragon.png Snapdragon Common 16 / 43 36h Spring and Fall Flowers Yes &BG
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A collection of small, vivid blossoms.
Spinach.png Spinach Common 1 / 3 24h Winter Bush Yes &BG
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A vitamin-rich dark green vegetable leaf.
Cherry.png Cherry Uncommon 8 / 23 60h Summer Tree No &BG
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A pair of small, red fruit with pits.
Lily.png Lily Uncommon 36 / 100 36h Summer Flowers No &BG
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A large, vibrant blossom.
OnionTS4.png Onion Uncommon 6 / 16 48h Fall and Winter Plant No &BG
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A fragrant and tangy root vegetable.
PearTS4.png Pear Uncommon 10 / 27 60h Fall and Winter Tree No &BG
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A crisp and fleshy fruit with a distinctive bell shape.
PotatoTS4.png Potato Uncommon 3 / 9 24h Winter Plant No &BG
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A starchy, delicious underground tuber. The humble potato is often misidentified as a root.
Rose.png Rose Uncommon 29 / 80 48h Spring and Fall Bush Yes &BG
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A blossom of beautiful color and lovely aroma.
StrawberryTS4.png Strawberry Uncommon 9 / 24 24h Spring Bush Yes &BG
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A small, sweet fruit with a red seed covered skin.
TomatoTS4.png Tomato Uncommon 5 / 13 24h Summer Bush Yes &BG
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A juicy, red-skinned fruit often mistaken for a vegetable.
Tulip.png Tulip Uncommon 14 / 40 36h Spring Flowers No &BG
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A plump bloom that grows even after picking, with delicately pointed petals around a cluster of stigma.
Bird of Paradise.png Bird of Paradise Rare 51 / 142 36h Spring and Summer Bush Yes &BG
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A flame-tipped flower, known for its avian characteristics. They might take flight during winter months.
BlackberryTS4.png Blackberry Uncommon 3 / 9 96h Summer Bush Yes &BG
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An aggregate fruit, known for its tangy bite and smooth aftertaste. Great for pies!
Bonsai Buds.png Bonsai Buds Rare 35 / 97 24h All Seasons

A fully-grown bonsai shrub of Excellent quality or higher can be converted into a carvable bonsai tree.

Shrub No &BG
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A small cluster of fragrant, green berries that can grow bonsai shrubs.
Cow Berry.png Cow Berry Rare 180 / 500 24h All Seasons

Commonly fished up in the Hermit's House Secret Lot of Granite Falls or Forgotten Grotto secret lot..

Other No &BG
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A plantable, strangely bovine fruit.
Dragonfruit.png Dragonfruit Rare 250 / 695 96h Fall Plant No &BG
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An exotic, vibrant-colored fruit.
Orchid.png Orchid Rare 225 / 625 36h Spring and Winter

Rewarded after completing the space rock collection from the Rocket Science Skill.

Flowers No &BG
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A colorful, exotic blossom.
PomegranateTS4.png Pomegranate Rare 30 / 83 72h Winter Tree No &BG
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A rare red-skinned fruit with tart, edible seeds.
Trash Fruit.png Trash Fruit Uncommon 1 / 2 24h All Seasons

Leave a pile of trash lying on exposed terrain, it will transform into a Trash Plant after about a day.

Bush No &BG
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A foul-smelling blossom inexplicably composed entirely of refuse.
Unidentified Fruit Object.png U.F.O. (Unidentified Fruit Object) Rare 120 / 333 112h Fall

Obtained by exploring space in a rocket.

Plant No &BG
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Strange space fruit.
DeathFlowerTS4.png Death Flower Rare 240 / 667 48h Winter Bush No &BG
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A spooky, yet elegant blossom. Roses just don’t cut it for the Grim Reaper. Try this flower to calm his qualms and get out of a deadly situation.
Growfruit.png Growfruit Common 30 / 83 72h All Seasons

Obtained from Jasmine Holiday.

Tree No &BG
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Characterized by a distinctive glow, growfruit is a tasty treat, a great fertilizer, and a superb ingredient.
ForbiddenFruitTS4.png Forbidden Fruit of the PlantSim Uncommon 90 / 250 All Seasons

Inside the Magical Bean Portal Tree. Turns Sims into PlantSims when eaten.

Tree No &BG
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Eat, and become like the PlantSim. Plant, and grow a tree of your own. Forbidden, for it is nothing more than a facade.
ChamomileTS4.png Chamomile Common 8 / 21 24h Summer Flowers No &GP01
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A daisy-like flower commonly used to make herbal remedies.
Toxic Chamoline.png Toxic Chamomile Common 4 / 12 24h Summer Flowers No &GP01
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Not to be confused with its non-toxic cousin, this toxic flower causes tension when eaten.
Elderberry.png Elderberry Common 2 / 5 18h Summer and Fall Bush Yes &GP01
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This royal purple berry has a sweet taste when cooked.
Noxious Elderberry.png Noxious Elderberry Common 2 / 6 18h Summer and Fall Bush Yes &GP01
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This pale purple berry is poisonous when uncooked, and slightly less poisonous when cooked.
Fireleaf.png Fireleaf Uncommon 2 / 6 18h Spring and Summer Bush No &GP01
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This plant gets its name from the dark red tint of its leaves.
Poison Fireleaf.png Poison Fireleaf Uncommon 2 / 6 18h Spring and Summer Bush No &GP01
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This infamous plant causes increased itchiness the longer you’re exposed to it.
Huckleberry.png Huckleberry Uncommon 2 / 7 18h Summer and Fall Bush Yes &GP01
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This tiny berry is commonly used in fruit cobbler and pancakes.
Muckleberry.png Muckleberry Uncommon 3 / 8 18h Summer and Fall Bush Yes &GP01
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If you’re looking to keep a clear head, this is not your muckleberry.
Morel Mushroom.png Morel Mushroom Rare 36 / 100 24h Spring and Summer Patch No &GP01
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This edible fungus has a honeycomb-like appearance.
False Morel Mushroom.png False Morel Mushroom Rare 6 / 17 24h Spring and Summer Patch No &GP01
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This slightly green mushroom can have an adverse effect on a Sim’s bladder when consumed.
GarlicTS4.png Garlic Uncommon 4 / 10 24h All Seasons

Can be assembled into braids and other Vampire deterrent

Patch No &GP04
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An annual bulbous plant. Its bulbs can be harvested for cooking or decorating.
Plasma FruitTS4.png Plasma Fruit Uncommon 6 / 17 72h All Seasons

Can be consumed by Vampires to fulfill thirst instead of drinking from Sims

Tree No &GP04
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The juice in this fruit has very similar properties to plasma.
Wolfsbane.png Wolfsbane Uncommon 6 /.18 36h All Seasons Flowers No &GP04
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This flower is nothing special in its raw form. When used as an ingredient in food and drink it will affect the nocturnally oriented.
Sixam Mosquito Trap.png Sixam Mosquito Trap Uncommon 23 / 63 180h All Seasons Plant No &GP04
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Non-edible and hard to find. It is rumored these seeds are carried by the mosquitos who escape the plant's trap.
Fang Flower.png Fang Flower Uncommon 18 / 50 120h Spring

Only found on the Sixam secret lot.

Tree No &EP01
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This alien flower has quite the defense mechanism. It looks like it wants to bite you.
Glow Orb.png Glow Orb Rare 23 / 63 96h Winter

Only found on the Sixam secret lot.

Plant No &EP01
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Stare into this orb indefinitely, we dare you. It's absolutely mesmerizing, isn't it?
Quill Fruit.png Quill Fruit Rare 48 / 133 72h Summer

Only found on the Sixam secret lot.

Plant No &EP01
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This Quill Fruit is hard to handle let alone comfortably carry in your pocket. Impressive!
Catnip.png Catnip 3 / 8 2h All Seasons Plant &EP04
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Catnip will boost your cat's energy making them insanely hyper!
Mapnid.png Madnip 3 / 8 2h All Seasons Plant &EP04
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Madnip will make your cats enraged with pure anger!
Napnip.png Napnip 3 / 8 2h All Seasons Plant &EP04
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Napnip will help calm your cat and put them to sleep.
Nuzzlenip.png Nuzzlenip 3 / 8 2h All Seasons Plant &EP04
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Nuzzlenip will make your cat friskier than usual.
Avocado.png Avocado Uncommon 15 / 42 46h All Seasons Tree No &GP06
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Avocados are delicious vegetables! Er... delicious fruits? Well, whatever the correct classification it sure is good on toast!
Black Beans.png Black Bean Uncommon 2 / 6 12h Summer and Fall Plant &GP06
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Black Beans are super nutritious and good for Sims. Additionally, they are very versatile and can be used in a wide range of dishes.
Merry Berries.png Merry Berry Rare 5 / 13 24h All Seasons

Grown off of the Tree of Emotions

Tree No &GP06
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Happy little berries make for a happy little Sim. Just pop one in your mouth and try not to smile. I dare you.
Gutsberries.png Gutsberry Rare 5 / 13 24h All Seasons

Grown off of the Tree of Emotions

Tree No &GP06
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These berries instill a sense of confidence in a Sim. Eat a bunch and you’ll get the guts for the most dangerous social maneuvers.
Vimberries.png Vimberry Rare 5 / 13 24h All Seasons

Grown off of the Tree of Emotions

Tree No &GP06
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These berries will get a Sim moving! Full of vim and vigor, nothing else gets you energized so quickly. And they're delicious to boot! A win-win!
Flutterberries.png Flutterberry Rare 5 / 13 24h All Seasons

Grown off of the Tree of Emotions

Tree No &GP06
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Be very careful around these berries. They will set your heart aflutter and can cause immediate flirtiness. Be aware of nearby Sims when consuming this fruit.

Cereberries.png Cereberry Rare 5 / 13 24h All Seasons

Grown off of the Tree of Emotions

Tree No &GP06
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A quick handful of these berries will focus a Sim like a laser beam! Great for snacking during homework or when you just want to be able to concentrate.
Museberries.png Museberry Rare 5 / 13 24h All Seasons

Grown off of the Tree of Emotions

Tree No &GP06
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Writer's block? Struggling to solidify that spark of a great idea? Fear not, because around this fruit you're a bite away from a mouthful of inspiration
Razzleberries.png Razzleberry Rare 5 / 13 24h All Seasons

Grown off of the Tree of Emotions

Tree No &GP06
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These yummy berries are squishy and juicy. One taste will remind Sims of their childhood and cause playful tendencies.
Begonia.png Begonia Uncommon 23 / 63 24h Summer and Fall Plant &EP05
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Begonia flowers can mean caution, but they stand out in a garden.
Christmas Rose.png Christmas Rose Uncommon 14 / 39 24h Winter Plant &EP05
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While not actually a rose, this Christmas Rose is a star-shaped flower that is gorgeous at all times.
Crocus.png Crocus Uncommon 9 / 25 24h Spring and Winter Plant &EP05
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Crocus flowers share glee and cheer through their bloom.
Dahlia.png Dahlia Uncommon 17 / 47 24h Fall Plant &EP05
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Dahlias have their own unique look and the blossoms revel in being different.
Holly.png Holly Common 3 / 8 24h Fall and Winter Plant &EP05
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A sprig of holly leaves and berries brings a touch of Winterfest anywhere.
Snowdrop.png Snowdrop Uncommon 5 / 13 24h Winter Plant &EP05
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Snowdrops look like a little bit of snow suspended in the air.
Green Beans.png Green Bean Uncommon 7 / 18 24h Summer and Fall Plant &EP05
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A perfect vegetable to eat at any time, hot or cold.
TS4 Bell Pepper.png Bell Pepper Common 3 / 8 24h Summer Plant &EP05
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Perfectly ripe and sharp taste that can be eaten alone for a little spice.
Green Peas.png Green Peas Common 3 / 8 24h Spring Plant &EP05
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That green vegetable that all Sims learn to eat when they're young.
Money Fruit.png Money Fruit Rare 1,600 / 4,445 12h All Seasons

Purchased using Satisfaction Points in the Reward Store.

Tree &EP05
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This "fruit" is not for eating but will bring splendors to any Sim who plants it.
File:Bizzare Fruit.png Bizarre Fruit Rare 2 / 5 All Seasons

After opening the first gate in The Secret laboratory, plants around StrangerVille will grow into the mature stage and after talking with them will give the fruit.

Mother Plant can give the fruit if sim's relationship with her is neutral.

Plant &GP07
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This Bizarre Fruit has an ominous glow to it. As if it contains some living spore... This thing should probably not be eaten.
File:Kava Root.png Kava Root Uncommon 3 / 9 Spring and Summer Plant &EP07
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Found in the Sulani Islands, fresh Kava Roots are used to improve a drink best served for social events.

Kava Roots may seasonally be available in Spring and Summer.

Coconut.png Coconut Uncommon 3 / 7 Spring and Summer Tree No &EP07
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If you're willing to make the effort to crack the hard husk, you'll be rewarded with creamy fruit and juice inside.
Coconuts may seasonally be available in Spring and Summer.
Pineapple.png Pineapple Uncommon 4 / 11 Spring and Summer Bush No &EP07
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You can forgive the misleading name as if apples grew on pine trees.

Pineapple may seasonally be available in Spring and Summer.

File:Taro Root.png Taro Root Common 1 / 3 Spring and Summer Plant &EP07
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Don't eat this raw! Boil, fry, mash, or bake this starchy tuber for a slightly earthy and sweet taste.
Taro may seasonally be available in Spring and Summer.
05-01-20 7-30-07 PM.png Mandrake Rare 3 / 8 Spring and Fall Plant Yes &GP08
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This root, that is known to sometimes be shaped like Sim, has strange properties when mixed with other ingredients
05-01-20 7-30-43 PM.png Valerian Root Rare 3 / 7 Spring and Fall Plant No &GP08
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Know to draw in many species of file with its frabrant scent. Best keep them away from your home cooking...
Soy Plant Summer and Fall Plant &EP09
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A foundation for healthy living, this soy plant will produce Soy Beans and Soy Wax.

Reward[edit | edit source]

Harvesting one of every base game plant, except the death flower and plantain, will complete the gardening collection and award the "Go, Green Thumbs!" plaque. Plants from various expansions are shown in it, but are not required to complete the gardening collection.

Image Description Value
Go, Green Thumbs!.png At the behest of the local community, the Sim Gardening Society has decided to reward you for your impressive collection of flora both grown and pinched. No longer will you have to sneak surreptitiously behind your neighbor's yard in search for that one last plant - you now have them all! §0
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The Death Flower, all four variety of catnip, and the Sixam Mosquito Trap are not shown in the gardening collection.

Seed packets[edit | edit source]

Seed packets can be bought at a computer or, as of Patch 68, directly from build mode under the Outdoor Activities category. However, Vampire Lore Seed Packets must be bought from computers or garden plots. The Growfruit packet is currently unavailable.

Image Seed Packet Name Price Contains EP
Flower Packet.png Starter Flowers §35 Blue Bells, Chrysanthemum, Daisy [TS4:S], Holly [TS4:S] &BG
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Tree Packet.png Starter Fruits §35 Apple, Grapes, Plantain &BG
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Bush Packet.png Starter Herbs §35 Basil, Parsley, Sage &BG
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Carrot Packet.png Starter Vegetables §35 Carrot, Mushroom, Spinach, Bell Pepper [TS4:S], Green Pea [TS4:S], Taro Root[TS4:IL] &BG
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Flower Packet.png Farmer Flowers and Fruit §75 Apple, Blue Bells, Chrysanthemum, Daisy, Grapes, Holly, Plantain, Strawberry &BG
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Carrot Packet.png Farmer Veggies and Herbs §75

Basil, Bell Pepper, Carrot, Green Pea, Mushroom, Parsley, Sage, Spinach, Taro Root[TS4:IL]

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Uncommon Packet.png Uncommon Plants §250 Blackberry, Bonsai Buds, Cherry, Lily, Rose, Spinach, Tomato, Trash Fruit, Avocado, Black Beans [TS4:JA], Christmas Rose [TS4:S], Snowdrop [TS4:S], Coconut[TS4:IL], Pineapple[TS4:IL], Taro Root[TS4:IL] &BG
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Rare Packets.png Rare Plants §1000 Angry Magic Bean, Confident Magic Bean, Cow Berry, Dragon Fruit, Death Flower, Flirty Magic Bean, Growfruit, Orchid, Playful Magic Bean, Pomegranate, Sad Magic Bean, Uncomfortable Magic Bean, Bird of Paradise &BG
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TreeSeedPack(TS4).png Starter Growfruit §20 Growfruit &BG
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Garlic Seeds.png Garlic Seeds §100 Garlic &GP04
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Wolfsbane Seeds.png Wolfsbane Seeds §250 Wolfsbane &GP04
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Plasma Fruit Seeds.png Plasma Fruit Seeds §300 Plasma Fruit &GP04
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Sixam Mosquito Trap Seeds.png Sixam Mosquito Trap Seeds §75 Sixam Trap Mosquito &GP04
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Catnip Herb Packet.png Catnip Herb Packet §25 Catnip, Madnip, Napnip, Nuzzlenip &EP04
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Summer Packet.png Seasonal Summer Plants §100 Basil, Blackberry, Cherry, Lemon, Plantain, Bell Pepper, Green Bean, Begonia, Lily &EP05
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Fall Packet.png Seasonal Fall Plants §100 Apple, Lemon, Pear, Onion, Carrot, Green Bean, Grape, Rose, Snapdragon, Begonia, Dahlia &EP05
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Winter Packet.png Seasonal Winter Plants §100 Lemon, Pear, Onion, Spinach, Crocus, Holly, Snow Drop, Christmas Rose, Potato &EP05
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Spring Packet.png Seasonal Spring Plants §100 Lemon, Strawberry, Carrot, Green Pea, Daisy, Bluebell, Rose, Snapdragon, Crocus, Tulip &EP05
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Pack of Bizarre Seeds §10 Bizarre Fruit &GP07
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Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • There is an earlier version of the cow berry left in the files called the cow flower.
  • In The Sims 4: Seasons, plants will bloom in spring.
  • Every harvestable has an unused seed version.
    • This can be seen when the player activates bb.showhiddenobjects and places the selected harvestable. The seed will be placed and then convert to its harvestable version almost instantly.

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