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Basic Retaining Soil

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Basic Retaining Soil
Basic Retaining Soil.png
This soil has a chance of staying watered overnight. Mix into tilled soil.
Source: Pierre'sCrafting
Sell Price: Gold.png4g
Recipe Source(s): Farming Skill Icon.png Farming Level 4
Ingredients: Stone.png Stone (2)

Basic Retaining Soil is a Fertilizer that helps by keeping soil watered. It can be crafted or purchased from Pierre's General Store for Gold.png100g starting on Spring 15th of year 1.[1]

Basic Retaining Soil can be placed on tilled soil before or after planting a seed, or at any stage of crop growth. The chance for retaining water is about 33%.


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Basic Retaining Soil is not used in any bundles.


Basic Retaining Soil can be used in the spool of the Sewing Machine to create the dyeable High-Waisted Shirt. Shirt174.png


Basic Retaining Soil is not used in any quests.


  • 1.4: Can now be used in Tailoring.


  1. See SeedShop::shopStock in the game code.