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[Gardening] Sad news for gardeners

Discussion in 'UO Botany and Nutrition' started by Sarsmi, Feb 17, 2010.

  1. Sarsmi

    Sarsmi Grand Poobah
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  2. DevilsOwn

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    here, here



    or is it hear, hear


    :shots:

    never been quite sure about that
     
  3. Shelleybean

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    She's done a lot of great things for gardening. I express thanks and well wishes on her new journey.
     
  4. Flora Green

    Flora Green Guest

    Hate to see her leave. On the other hand, Draconi and Sak leaving has helped me decide to finally close back down to one account. Haven't played in months and with her gone gardening will fall back down the list.

    I sincerely appreciate, despite some of my gripes, her contributions and will miss her. :(
     
  5. Faerunner

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    *sobs*

    ah well... I'm sure someone else will rise to carry the gardener's torch -er, garland... eventually....
     
  6. Flora Green

    Flora Green Guest

    In how many years? Look how long it took before Sak got involved. :sad3:
     
  7. Stupid Miner

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    Ah... she was one of the few reasons I started playing again. *sighs*
    Not as cohesive a gardening system as I had designed/hoped for, but good at least to have had a temporary advocate.

    That said, I still haven't exhausted every permutation of plant combination yet! Back to deco!
     
  8. Yellow Beard

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    This I think was the reason that it took so long for a developer to take gardening seriously. People like you and flora and the other knowlegeable gardeners and even us peeps that are new at it should speak out more on uohall about gardening. "The squeaky gear gets the oil." We don't have a shard wide guild or any other type of representation that brings our cause or fate to the headlines. Gardeners of every shard should form a gardening public ran town (prt) that is sanctioned by their EM's. petition your mods for a gardening sticky like most shards sticky pvp threads. In other words get the word out that we are part of the legend of UO and its continuing story.
     
  9. soulstoner

    soulstoner Guest

    woooooow
    'tis sad news but hope she's doing a move that makes her uber happy
    She made so many super-duper contributions throughout the entire game
    glad she was here to leave her legacy


    hear here ! :pint:
    (just guessing in response to DevilsOwn :) )
     
  10. Flora Green

    Flora Green Guest

    There you are! I was about to put your avatar on a milk carton. :D
     
  11. Stupid Miner

    Stupid Miner Guest

    We've come so far since I made this post... but too many things went to the wrong places. Too many things to the people that don't actually care about the plants. Still, grateful we at least got some of it.
    Good memories :D

    Interesting that the thread heavily tied in to player-run towns, which they're finally implementing, and brewery, which they'll never implement.

    When i thought about writing this post, i wasnt thinking about adding a new skill, but, with the title: Botany, i thought it would be a good name for a skill, so... what the heck. [grin]

    Botany
    - Required to grow plants (growing plants should take more skill than: add water, potions, repeat)
    - Skill level: % increase to chance of getting a mutated (black/white) plant (every full skill point adds 1% to the chance, so 100 skill would double the chance)
    - Skill level /10 = percent to get double resources (100 skill = 10% chance at double resources)
    - Skill is gained while taking care of the plant

    Plants
    -Plants should be able to be grown on earthy house tiles, and some are limited to be only grown on certain tiles.

    - All graphic variation of plants are growable, and are random

    - If not specified plants will have their regular 8 seeds

    - If not specified plants will take the usual 1 week to grow

    - Trees and plants and monsters can be planted outside in player-run towns, but must be at least 1 tile away from other tile-blocking things (Yew trees must be at least 10 tiles away from another yew tree). When planted outside they no longer require to be watered or cared for, but still can produce resources. Monsters that can roam can only roam inside the town's borders, and there is a limit to 1 monster for every 50 tiles that the town encompasses. And yes, i am aware that there is no way to make an official player-run-town... yet.

    - Land can be rented from NPC farmers. This will work like stables, you can care and tend for your plant through the NPC, but it's not visible. When withdrawing Trees If they are too heavy they will be placed in a pack animal that you have, or if you have no pack animal they will be placed on the ground (monsters that can move can just follow you). Patches of plants (mandrake, cotton, garlic, carrots etc.) can not be withdrawn but can be deleted. Trees cost 2000 gp per week to grow this way (Yew cost 5000 per week), monsters cost 2000 per week and plants cost 200 gp per week to grow this way.

    - There will need to be a few tiles added to make this idea work: farm tiles, desert tiles and forest tiles

    - Plants dont take lockdowns, but must be dug up in order to be moved

    - Resources collected from plants are increased by 1% for each point in C A M P I N G : 2 skill gives a 2% increase, 50 gives a 50% inc, 100 skill gives double.

    - If a plant produces resources, and the resources arent collected that same day, the resources decay, and are lost. Exception: parrots from treefellows and ambers take 3 days to decay


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    Bamboo skill: 25
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - produces 5 bamboo (food) per day
    - can be made decorative

    Barley patch skill: 25
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 bags of barley per day (used as seeds) (used to make ale)
    - can be made decorative

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    Cabbage patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Cabbage heads per day ( NOT used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

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    Carrot patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Carrots per day ( NOT used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

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    Canteloupe patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Canteloupes per day (used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

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    Cotton skill: 20
    - Growable on grass and dirt tiles
    - produces 5 cotton bales per day
    - can be made decorative

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    Flax skill: 20
    - Growable on grass and dirt tiles
    - produces 5 Flax Bundles per day and 5 oil per day
    - can be made decorative

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    Gourd patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 gourds per day (used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

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    Hay / Wheat skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Hay / Wheat per day (used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

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    Honeydew patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Honeydews per day (used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

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    Hops skill: 25
    - Growable on grass and dirt tiles
    - Must be near a wall
    - Produces 5 hops per day (also used as seeds) (to be used for making beer/ ale by cooks)
    - weighs 10 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Lettuce patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 heads of lettuce per day ( NOT used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

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    Onion patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Onions per day (used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

    Pea patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Pea pods per day (used as seeds) (green banana graphic)
    - can be made decorative

    Potato patch skill: 30
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Potatos per day ( NOT used as seeds)
    - If ruined they become poisonous
    - can be made decorative

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    Pumpkin patch skill: 25
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Pumpkins per day (used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

    Rice patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 bags of rice per day (used as seeds) (used to make sake)
    - can be made decorative

    Rye patch skill: 25
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 bags of rye per day (used as seeds) (used to make vodka)
    - can be made decorative

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    Squash patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Squash per day (used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

    Tomato patch skill: 30
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 tomatos per day (used as seeds) (red apple graphic) ( Useable by cooks to make tomato soup)
    - If ruined they become poisonous
    - can be made decorative

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    Turnip patch skill: 20
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 turnips per day (used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

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    Watermelon patch skill: 30
    - Growable on dirt tiles
    - Produces 5 Watermelons per day (used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

    Flowers (the colorful dots you see everywhere) skill: 0
    - Growable on grass dirt and forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 2 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Grapevines skill: 30
    - Growable on grass and dirt tiles
    - Must be near... one of those things that you use to hold em up.. look like clothes lines...
    - produces 5 bunches of grapes per day (used as seeds)
    - can be made decorative

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    Blade Plant skill: 20
    - Growable on swamp tiles and forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Bulrushes skill: 20
    - Growable on swamp and forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Cacti skill: 40
    - Hrm... we'd need sand tiles to grow these...
    - 2 weeks to grow
    - takes 1/4th the normal amount of water
    - weighs 10 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Campion Flowers skill: 20
    - Growable on Grass dirt and forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Cattails skill: 25
    - Growable on swamp tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Century Plant skill: 50
    - Growable on desert
    - produces 5 jars of sap per day (used to make tequilas)
    - takes half the normal amount of water
    - 2 weeks to grow
    - weighs 10 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Fan Plant skill: 20
    - Growable on swamp tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Fern skill: 20
    - Growable on swamp tiles or dirt or grass tiles forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

    Grass skill: 0
    - Growable on dirt grass and forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 1 stones
    - Can be made decorative


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    Lilly Pads skill: 20
    - Growable on swamp tiles or water tiles
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Orfluer Flowers skill: 20
    - Growable on grass and dirt tiles forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Pampas Grass skill: 20
    - Growable on swamp and forest tiles
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Ponytail Palm skill: 35
    - Growable on swamp and forest tiles
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Reeds skill: 20
    - Growable on swamp tiles
    - Produce 20 Papyrus per day (which is then turned into scrolls by cooks or alchemists)
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Rushes skill: 20
    - Growable on swamp tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - Can be made decorative

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    Saplings skill: 45
    - Growable on grass and dirt tiles forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 20 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Small Palm skill: 45
    - Growable on forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 20 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Snake Plant skill: 30
    - Growable on desert tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Spider Tree skill: 50
    - Growable on grass dirt and forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - 2 weeks to grow
    - weighs 20 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Vines skill: 10
    - Growable on grass dirt and forest tiles
    - produce 1 parastitic plant per day, 50% chance to produce 2, 10% chance to produce 3
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Water Plants skill: 20
    - Growable on Swamp tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Weed skill: 0
    - Growable on Grass dirt and forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Whiteflower skill: 15
    - Growable on forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Banana skill: 55
    - Growable on forest tiles
    - Produces 5 bunches of bananas per day
    - takes double the normal amount of water
    - 2 weeks to grow
    - weighs 50 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Bramble (aka blackberries) skill: 5
    - Growable on grass and forest tiles
    - produces 5 black berries per day that can be used as seeds, or can be made into wine
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Elephant Ear skill: 25
    - Growable on swamp and forest tiles
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Foxglove skill: 30
    - Growable on forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Garlic skill: 25
    - Growable on forest tiles
    - Produces 25 garlic per day
    - can be made decorative

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    Ginseng skill: 25
    - Growable on forest tiles
    - Produces 25 Ginseng per day
    - can be made decorative

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    Juniper Bush skill: 50
    - Growable on grass dirt and forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - takes double the normal amount of water
    - produces 5 berries per day(also used as seeds) which can be used to make gin
    - 2 weeks to grow
    - weighs 20 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Mandrake skill: 25
    - Growable on forest tiles
    - Produces 25 Mandrake per day
    - can be made decorative

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    Morning Glories skill: 20
    - Growable on forest and dirt tiles
    - can be made decorative

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    Mushrooms skill: 10
    - Growable on forest tiles
    - can be grown in a pot
    - takes half the normal amount of water
    - produces 10 blood moss per day
    - can be made decorative
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    Nightshade skill: 35
    - Growable on forest tiles
    - Produces 10 Nightshade per day
    - can be made decorative only if some of the resources are left

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    Poppies skill: 25
    - Growable on Grass dirt and forest tiles
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Snowdrops skill: 20
    - Growable on Grass and dirt tiles
    - weighs 5 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Yucca skill: 50
    - Growable on Desert tiles
    - takes half the normal amount of water
    - 2 weeks to grow
    - weighs 20 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Hedges skill: 55
    - Growable on grass dirt and forest tiles
    - takes double the normal amount of water
    - 10 days to grow
    - weighs 10 stones
    - can be made decorative

    Trees

    - When trees and monsters that produce logs are finished growing, a random wood type is given to it (currently we have normal, oak, ash, yew, heartwood, bloodwood, and frostwood ) with the most valuable much harder to get than the more common.

    - When trees die, they lose their leaves, if they die before they reach maturity they become like regular dead plants

    - if not specified trees will have 24 seeds

    - if not specified trees will take 4 weeks to grow

    - Trees take 5 times the amount of water that regular plants take per day unless specified

    - Deco Tools are used to determine they type of leaves the trees have (fruiting, healthy, autumn, no-leaves)

    -Must have appropriate skill in lumberjacking to collect wood off trees (and reapers).

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    Apple skill: 75
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - produces 15 apples per day (used as seeds) (used to make cider)
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Cedar skill: 75
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - Produces cones for seeds
    - produces 50 wood per day
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Cherry skill: 75
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - Produces 15 cherries per day (used as seeds) (used to make cherry schnapps)
    - produces 50 logs of wood per day
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Coconut Palm skill: 80
    - Growable on desert tiles and forest tiles
    - takes 2 pitches of water per day
    - produces 50 wood per day
    - Produces 10 coconuts per day (used as seeds)
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

    Date Palm skill: 80
    - Growable on desert tiles and forest tiles
    - takes 2 pitches of water per day
    - produces 50 wood per day
    - Produces 10 date bunches per day (used as seeds)
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Swamp Cypress skill: 75
    - Growable on swamp tiles
    - Produces cones for seeds
    - produces 50 wood per day ( Cypress if they ever add wood types)
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

    Lemon skill: 60
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - Produces 15 lemons per day (used as seeds)
    - Must have a 2 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 400 stones
    - can be made decorative

    Lime skill: 60
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - Produces 15 limes per day (used as seeds)
    - Must have a 2 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 400 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Maple skill: 75
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - produces 50 wood per day
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Oak skill: 85
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - Produces acorns for seeds
    - 7 pitchers of water per day
    - produces 8 jars of sap per day
    - produces 75 wood per day
    - can ONLY produce oak wood
    - 5 weeks to grow
    - Must have a 5 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    O'Hii skill: 65
    - Growable on dirt and forest tiles
    - produces 35 wood per day
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Peach skill: 75
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - Produces 15 peaches per day (used for seeds)
    - produces 50 wood per day
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Pear skill: 75
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - Produces 15 pears per day (used for seeds)
    - produces 50 wood per day
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Plum skill: 75
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - Produces 15 plums per day (used for seeds)
    - produces 50 wood per day
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Cabbage tree skill: 70
    - Growable on dirt and forest tiles
    - produces 50 wood per day
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Tuscany Pine skill: 65
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - takes 3 pitchers of water per day
    - takes 10 days to grow
    - produces 35 wood per day
    - Produces cones for seeds
    - Must have a 3 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 200 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    White trees (possibly white ash) skill: 60
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - produces 50 wood per day
    - can ONLY produce Ash wood
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Walnut skill: 75
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - produces walnuts for seeds
    - produces 50 logs per day
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Willow skill: 70
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - produces 50 logs per day
    - Must have a 4 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 800 stones
    - can be made decorative

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    Yew skill: 100
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - 10 pitchers of water per day
    - produces yew berries as seeds
    - produces 125 logs per day
    - can ONLY produce Yew wood
    - 8 weeks to grow
    - Must have a 10 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 1600 stones
    - can be made decorative

    [/color] Monsters [/color]

    When set to "guard area" the monster is still blue, and it wanders around in a 10 tile radius from where it was, attacking monsters on sight. If not tended enough (slower decay than when it is a pet) it dies.

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    Reaper skill:100
    - Growable on Grass, dirt forest and swamp tiles
    - 7 pitchers of water per day
    - produces 50 logs per day
    - produces 3 dead wood per day
    - produces 50 blood moss per day
    - 1% chance to produce 1 amber per day
    - is tame
    - takes two pet slots
    - doesnt become untame or disappear, but it can die.
    - option to have "guard area" and take no control slots.
    - Must have a 7 tile radius from any other trees
    - weighs 1000 stones
    - cant be made decorative

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    Corpser skill:85
    - Growable on Grass, dirt forest and swamp tiles
    - 7 pitchers of water per day
    - produces 6 fertile dirt per day
    - produces 50 organic reagents per day
    - is tame
    - takes one pet slot
    - doesnt become untame or disappear, but it can die.
    - option to have "guard area" and take no control slots.
    - Must have a 3 tile radius from any trees
    - weighs 400 stones
    - cant be made decorative

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    Whipping Vine skill:90
    - Growable on swamp tiles
    - 7 pitchers of water per day
    - produces 2 vines (decorative) per day
    - 50% to produce an executioner cap each day
    - produces 1 parasitic plant per day, 50% chance to produce 2 per day, 10% for 5
    - is tame
    - takes one pet slot
    - doesnt become untame or disappear, but it can die.
    - option to have "guard area" and take no control slots.
    - Able to roam around the house
    - weighs 400 stones
    - cant be made decorative

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    Quagmire skill:95
    - Growable on Grass, dirt forest and swamp tiles
    - 7 pitchers of water per day
    - produces 50 organic reagents per day eg. 7 bloodmoss, 7 gensing, 6 garlic
    - is tame
    - immune to poison
    - takes one pet slot
    - doesnt become untame or disappear, but it can die.
    - option to have "guard area" and take no control slots.
    - can function as a trash barrel
    - Able to roam around the house
    - weighs 400 stones
    - cant be made decorative

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    Treefellow skill:95
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - 7 pitchers of water per day
    - produces 75 logs per day
    - 5% chance to produce a parrot each day.
    - is tame
    - takes one pet slot
    - doesnt become untame or disappear, but it can die.
    - option to have "guard area" and take no control slots.
    - Able to roam around the house
    - weighs 800 stones
    - cant be made decorative

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    Swamp Tentacle skill:85
    - Growable on Grass, dirt and forest tiles
    - 7 pitchers of water per day
    - produces 1 parasitic plant each day, 50% for 2, 10% for 5
    - is tame
    - takes one pet slot
    - doesnt become untame or disappear, but it can die.
    - option to have "guard area" and take no control slots.
    - Able to roam around the house
    - weighs 400 stones
    - cant be made decorative

    Tools

    Water Bucket
    - Holds 50 water
    - colored the color of the ingots used
    - craftable by tinkers
    - made of iron

    Shovel
    - Used for digging holes for seeds
    - Also used for digging plants up for relocation

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    Grapevine Hanger
    - Used to grow grapevines
    - craftable by carpenters

    Seed Box
    - would be a box for holding seeds, it would work like a bod book.
    - craftable by carpenters

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    Scarecrow
    -crops have a chance of getting greater infestations (crows) than other plants scarecrows must be used to ward them off
    - 20 wood
    - 20 hay
    -100 cloth
    - craftable with carpentry/tailoring

    Bleh that was way too long... [grin] if you find any errors in this please point them out.


    MANY thanks to the flora section of stratics, most everything in here is gotten from there, the Hunter's Guide section for some of the pictures, Ryna McBegg for thw tree radius and tools idea, BlueBottle for the "monster" plants idea, Barok for the NPC farmer idea. everyone else for encouraging and bumping this post [grin]
    *sighs* reading through this again brings back nostalgia. :)

    Also, I'm building a memorial to Sakkarah on LS, if you have any rubble plants/rocks you want to donate, I'll need more than I can get.
     
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  12. Yellow Beard

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    Wow S.M. You really went all out. That did give me an idea though. A future botany upgrade should include plants that when mature yields a poison fruit that can be thrown by those with the throwing skill and others that yield the pvp apples and grapes. I think I will post this on Uhall.
     
  13. Stupid Miner

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    Yea, I made that thread years back, before ML (and then updated it slightly after ML).
     
  14. Flora Green

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    Yellow Beard: I think there was a small multi shard gardening club or sorts several years ago when gardening was introduced. It was similar in spirit to the United Fishers of Britannia. Alas, it died off as people left or stopped gardening for whatever reasons. Would be very nice to have something like that again.

    Stupid Miner: I remember when you posted those ideas. I wasn't using the Flora name at the time, but if I recall correctly you received positive feedback from the community. :)
     
  15. Faerunner

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    It's certainly an interesting idea but adding a gardening skill would require a lot of work to make it worthwhile - as it stands, almost anyone can garden and that's fun. Adding another skill would make a full gardener template possible (although I'm making a gardener on Siege... cooking, alchemy, and fencing for killing those annoying monsters!), but it would exclude many people who want to garden as a hobby or just for resources.

    Also, what would happen if the skill check failed? Would the plant die, and leave you with a bowl of dirt? If you successfully passed the skill check to plant the seed and were going to gain from it when tending you'd have to have consequences for failure during tending... and the only consequence of a failed skill check that I can see is killing or wilting the plant. So every day, you'd log in to plants that you might have wasted several potions on just for the chance that they'd get to full growth. What would the failure rate be at 100 Botany? Would we get a scroll to get to 120? What would this do to plant and resource prices?

    I do think it's an intriguing idea, and it could use some more looking into for sure, but I'm wary of the consequences. I forsee houses inside Yew trees...
     
  16. Stupid Miner

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    Oh yea, I didn't care so much for the skill part myself, but some people wanted it.

    ... which to me would be amazing.