The new Seasons expansion has greatly changed the way gardening works in The Sims 4. Fertilizing plants seems to be much more important now, and there are many more seed packets available in the new “Gardening” category in buy mode, based on your Sim’s gardening skill. At this time, however, if you have a Sim with pre-existing gardening skill, the packets will not automatically unlock. A Sim in the household has to achieve the appropriate gardening skill after the pack is installed to unlock the seed packets. Hopefully this will be addressed in an upcoming patch. The biggest change, though, is the introduction of growing seasons. No more growing anything whenever – plants have growing seasons now. Wondering when you can grow what? The plants and harvestables themselves will tell you, but that doesn’t really help when you don’t actually have the plants! We’ve assembled a handy guide to tell you which plants can be grown in which season. Some of them have more than one season, and some of them are year-round, which we have noted in the table below.
|Base Game||Spring||Summer||Autumn||Winter||Always in season|
|Bird of Paradise|
|Forbidden Fruit of the PlantSim|
|U.F.O. (Unidentified Fruit Object)|
|Outdoor Retreat||Spring||Summer||Autumn||Winter||Always in season|
|False Morel Mushroom|
|Get to Work||Spring||Summer||Autumn||Winter||Always in season|
|Vampires||Spring||Summer||Autumn||Winter||Always in season|
|Sixam Mosquito Trap|
|Cats and Dogs||Spring||Summer||Autumn||Winter||Always in season|
|Jungle Adventure||Spring||Summer||Autumn||Winter||Always in season|
|Seasons||Spring||Summer||Autumn||Winter||Always in season|
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