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Garden Pot
Garden Pot.png
Grows crops from any season when indoors. Outdoors, it can only house seasonal crops.
Source: Crafting
Sell Price: Cannot be sold
Recipe Source: Evelyn cutscene after completing the Greenhouse
Ingredients: Clay.png Clay (1)Stone.png Stone (10)Refined Quartz.png Refined Quartz (1)

The Garden Pot is a crafted item that allows crops from any season to be grown indoors, or crops from the current season to be grown outdoors. The Garden Pot will not accept Ancient Seeds at any time, indoors or outdoors.

After completing the Greenhouse, Evelyn will visit the player's farm and give the player a Garden Pot, plus the recipe for crafting more. The cutscene triggers at some point after completing the greenhouse, when you exit the Farmhouse between 6am and 11:30am on a day when it's not raining.

Flowers planted in Garden Pots will not cause nearby Bee Houses to produce flower honey.

Wild Seeds grown in Garden Pots do not benefit from the Botanist Profession, and will always be normal quality.

Crows do not attack crops grown in Garden Pots. Giant crops cannot be grown in garden pots, much like you cannot grow giant crops in the greenhouse.


Garden Pots can be placed and produce crops in any indoor space, meaning any space not affected by weather. This includes all farm buildings, The Cave, The Tunnel, The Sewers, the Mutant Bug Lair, the Witch's Swamp, the entrances to The Mines and Skull Cavern, and villagers' homes. Garden Pots will not accept seeds in outdoor areas outside The Farm. Garden Pots do accept Tea Saplings in outdoor areas outside The Farm, however.

Garden Pots do not need to be tilled with a Hoe before planting. Fertilizer of all types may be used in Garden Pots, with the same restrictions and benefits as in tilled soil. Garden Pots cannot be watered with sprinklers. As a result, players must water crops in Garden Pots on a daily basis with a Watering Can, or less often if they use a type of Retaining Soil. If the player fertilizes the Garden Pot with Deluxe Retaining Soil, the crop only needs to be watered once.

Note that once placed, a Garden Pot may be removed with a tool or by holding left-click. Removing a Pot that contains seeds or crops will destroy the seeds/crops.


  • Attempting to place Ancient Seeds in a Garden Pot will display the message "Her roots grow very deep... She wouldn't be happy in there."
  • Attempting to plant a seed from the current growing season (or attempting to plant Cactus Seeds) in an outdoor area outside the farm will result in the seed being destroyed, and the message "Must be planted on farm" will display.
  • Cactus Seeds planted in a Garden Pot outdoors on the Farm will be dead the next day.
  • Garden Pots placed outside the farm will be destroyed if placed in a villager's path. See Crafting for maps of safe locations.


  • Fertilizer used in an outdoor Garden Pot may disappear when harvesting the crop, especially if using seeds other than Wild Seeds.