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Sims 3 Gardening Guide: Knowing Your Seeds

by: R. Elizabeth C. Kitchen ; edited by: Eric Stallsworth ; updated: 5/25/2012 • Leave a comment

This Sims 3 gardening guide will help players understand the seeds used in gardening.

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    The Sims 3 allows players more options when it comes to gardening than the Sims 2 did. Players can master their gardening skills and make some money doing it. This Sims 3 gardening tutorial will shows players the tips and tricks that are necessary to become an expert gardener in the Sims 3. This Sims 3 gardening tutorial is perfect for Sims who enjoy cooking have a green thumb, Sims who like being outdoors, and Sims who want to make a little extra cash. This tutorial will focus on the different seeds in the Sims 3, what players need to grow them, and what gardening level they need to be to grow them.

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    What are the Common Seeds?

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    Sims 3 Gardening Tutorial Several seeds can be grown in the Sims 3. Some of these seeds are common and can be grown by gardeners of all levels and some are rare and can only be grown once a gardener reaches a certain level. The common seeds than can be grown by all gardeners include: apple tree (grown from supermarket apples and common seeds), grapevine (grows from supermarket grapes), lettuce (grown from supermarket lettuce and common seeds), and tomatoes (grown from supermarket lettuce and common seeds).

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    What are the Uncommon Seeds

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    Sims 3 Gardening Tutorial Plants grown from uncommon seeds include: watermelon (grown from supermarket watermelons or unknown uncommon seed; must be gardening level 5), potatoes (grown from supermarket potatoes or unknown uncommon seeds; must be gardening level 5), onion (grown from supermarket onions or from unknown uncommon seeds; must be gardening level 5), and lime tree (grown from supermarket limes or unknown uncommon seeds; must be gardening level 5).

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    What are the Other Plants That Can be Grown?

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    Sims 3 Gardening Tutorial Other plants include: bell pepper plant (grown from supermarket veggies; must be gardening level 7), burger plant (outstandingly rare growth opportunity; must be gardening level 9), cheese plant (uncommonly good growth opportunity; must be gardening level 8), death flower (unknown special seeds grows this plant; saves Sims from death by unnatural causes), egg plant (grows eggs; uncommonly good growth opportunity; must be gardening level 8), flame fruit (gives permanent 5 happiness boost; grown from unknown special seeds; can be found when fishing; must be gardening level 8), garlic plant (grown from supermarket seeds or rare seeds; must be gardening level 7), life plant (unknown special seeds grows this plant; must be gardening level 7), money tree (grown from unknown special seeds; must be gardening level 7), omni plant (can only grow after completing the omnificent plant opportunity; must be gardening level 10), and the steak plant (outstandingly rare growth opportunity; must be gardening level 10).