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Gardener Service - v2.3 (4th May 2014)

by douglasveiga Posted 3rd Nov 2011 at 8:14 AM - Updated 4th May 2014 at 11:25 PM by douglasveiga
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This mod allows you to request a Gardener from any Telephone (not Mobile) to take care of your Garden. Just click on the Interaction "Call Gardener > Request Service" from the any telephone.

It's a "Recurrent Service" like the Maid so, once requested, the Gardener comes everyday at 8AM and leaves at 6PM.
If there are more than 50 gardening tasks, will come 2 Gardeners.

What he Does???
  • Water (also control the Sprinklers to reduce the tasks)
  • Weed
  • Harvest (automatically transfers to the "Home Fridge" (if it's edible) or the "Shared Family Inventory" (not edible))
  • Dispose Dead Plants
  • Rake Leaves (this functionality only works if you have Seasons EP)
  • [new]You can request the Service on additional Lots you own.
  • It's possible to configure the Tasks: Enable/Disable (Water, Weed, Revive, Harvest, Fertilize, Dispose, Rake Leaves);
  • Fertilize (25% of the plants with random Quality)
  • Revive Dead Plants (not Barren Plants)

The Harvested Products will be automatically transferred to the "Home Fridge" (if it's edible) or the "Shared Family Inventory" (if isn't edible).


- Cancel Reset the Service using the Telephone (not Mobile) interaction "Call Gardener > Cancel Reset Service", wait until the gardeners leave.
-Save your game and Quit.
-Replace the package File with the new downloaded File, so restart your game and request the Service again.

Uninstall Instruction:
-To avoid corruption of the Saved Game:
- Cancel Reset the Service using the Telephone (not Mobile) interaction "Call Gardener > Cancel Reset Service", wait until the gardeners leave.
- Save your game and Quit.
- Remove the package file.

Known Issues:
- The gardener can't garden if you have a locked gate in your Garden.
- Don't try to cheat/modify the npc using mods. (example: change his age or behavior, or add him to your family, etc).

Frequently Answers and Questions:


before update, read the UPDATE INSTRUCTIONS above
04/May/2014 - v2.3
  • Recompiled the code for the basegame patch v1.67;
  • Performance improvement in the Harvest Interaction;

15/Jan/2014 - v2.2
  • Now you can't request the Gardener Service from the Future BaseCamp;
  • Recompiled the code to match the patch 1.63 and 1.66;

07/Sept/2013 - v2.1
  • Added: The Gardener will automatically Water, Weed, Dispose Plants and Rake Leaves before leave the Lot to guarantee the basic service was performed.

15/July/2013 - v2.0
  • Added: You can request the Service on additional Lots you own.
  • Changed: Configuration can be individually applied for each Lot.
  • Changed: Social enabled.
  • Added: "Take All" interaction on the "Harvest Report" to automatically transfer all the harvestable to the active sim Inventory.
  • Added: "Reset Service" Interaction to dispose the Gardener Instance and service requests of the current World.
  • Fixed: The Service instance won't be available on others Worlds if you load it in the same Session.
  • Fixed: When you load the World, the script will try to remove invalid Gardener Instance [This can happen when you didn't cancel it before update].
  • Fixed: Rake Interaction. Rake a square area instead of a rectangle.
  • Fixed: The Gardener will Teleport to your Houseboat instead of Route [Performance reason].
  • Removed: Revive, Fertilize Plants functionality [Performance reason].
  • Removed: Gardeners don't teleport anymore.
  • Added: Italian translation [by nicodeb]

Additional Credits / Thanks:
-Sim Outfit editor/creator Tool from "CmarNYC" MTS;
-"Maeldor" MTS (script help);
-"Twallan" MTS (script help);
-"hotroxy777" MTS (Polish Translation);
-"HaWe83" MTS (German Translation)
-"Demagog MTS" (Russian Translation) ;
-"NumSimish MTS" (Dan_DK Translation);
-"nicodeb MTS" (Italian Translation);

Download files

Filename Size Downloads Date
Gardener_service_NPC_v2.3.rar | for Patch v1.67

Size: 46.4 KB · Downloads: 56,136 · 4th May 2014
46.4 KB 56,136 4th May 2014
Gardener_service_NPC_v2.2.rar | for Patch v1.63 ~ v1.66

Size: 46.3 KB · Downloads: 10,435 · 15th Jan 2014
46.3 KB 10,435 15th Jan 2014
Gardener_service_NPC_v2.1.rar | for Patch v1.54 ~ v1.63

Size: 46.7 KB · Downloads: 10,550 · 7th Sep 2013
46.7 KB 10,550 7th Sep 2013
Gardener_service_NPC_v2.0.rar | for Patch v1.54 ~ v1.55

Size: 47.0 KB · Downloads: 6,485 · 16th Jul 2013
47.0 KB 6,485 16th Jul 2013
Gardener_service_NPC_v1.9.rar | for Patch v1.50

Size: 44.3 KB · Downloads: 7,516 · 7th Apr 2013
44.3 KB 7,516 7th Apr 2013
Gardener_service_NPC_v1.8.rar | for Patch v1.50

Size: 44.2 KB · Downloads: 2,917 · 27th Mar 2013
44.2 KB 2,917 27th Mar 2013
Gardener_service_NPC_v1.7.rar | for Patch v1.50

Size: 41.6 KB · Downloads: 4,518 · 2nd Mar 2013
41.6 KB 4,518 2nd Mar 2013
Gardener_service_NPC_v1.6.rar | for Patch v1.42 ~ v1.48

Size: 41.6 KB · Downloads: 13,753 · 1st Dec 2012
41.6 KB 13,753 1st Dec 2012

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Type: Additional Functionality

Tags: #Gardener, #Garden, #gardening, #Service, #NPC, #recurrent, #Plant, #Fertilize, #Harvest, #water, #tasks, #Seasons, #Ingredient, #Ingredients, #Fruit, #Vegetable

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