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

by douglasveiga Posted 3rd Nov 2011 at 9:14 AM - Updated 5th May 2014 at 12:25 AM by douglasveiga
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Picked Upload! This is a picked upload! It showcases some of the best talent and creativity available on MTS and in the community.


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);

You must have the expansion, game version or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 3
Built with Game Version: 1.50
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
Filename - Tip: You can click the magnifying glass to see the archive contents Size Downloads Date
Gardener_service_NPC_v2.3.rar | for Patch v1.67

Size: 46.4 KB · Downloads: 57,168 · 5th May 2014
46.4 KB 57,168 5th May 2014
Gardener_service_NPC_v2.2.rar | for Patch v1.63 ~ v1.66

Size: 46.3 KB · Downloads: 10,467 · 15th Jan 2014
46.3 KB 10,467 15th Jan 2014
Gardener_service_NPC_v2.1.rar | for Patch v1.54 ~ v1.63

Size: 46.7 KB · Downloads: 10,576 · 7th Sep 2013
46.7 KB 10,576 7th Sep 2013
Gardener_service_NPC_v2.0.rar | for Patch v1.54 ~ v1.55

Size: 47.0 KB · Downloads: 6,499 · 16th Jul 2013
47.0 KB 6,499 16th Jul 2013
Gardener_service_NPC_v1.9.rar | for Patch v1.50

Size: 44.3 KB · Downloads: 7,529 · 7th Apr 2013
44.3 KB 7,529 7th Apr 2013
Gardener_service_NPC_v1.8.rar | for Patch v1.50

Size: 44.2 KB · Downloads: 2,930 · 27th Mar 2013
44.2 KB 2,930 27th Mar 2013
Gardener_service_NPC_v1.7.rar | for Patch v1.50

Size: 41.6 KB · Downloads: 4,531 · 2nd Mar 2013
41.6 KB 4,531 2nd Mar 2013
Gardener_service_NPC_v1.6.rar | for Patch v1.42 ~ v1.48

Size: 41.6 KB · Downloads: 13,769 · 1st Dec 2012
41.6 KB 13,769 1st Dec 2012
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

See: Game Help:TS3 CC Basicswiki for a full guide!
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Test Subject
#751 Old 28th Mar 2019 at 8:00 AM
I love the feeling of having a sim show up and it makes possible some stupendious farms. In fact I broke a game with too much fruit :)
Test Subject
#752 Old 15th May 2019 at 6:14 PM
eres el mejor me encantan tus mod
Test Subject
#753 Old 3rd Jul 2019 at 5:54 AM
I know it's been like five years since the last update but thank you so much for this! I love gardening but it's so time consuming, I know this will be perfect for my game. Thanks again!
Test Subject
#754 Old 27th Mar 2020 at 9:01 PM
Hey,i liked the mod very much!! But i just encounter a problem, the mods works perfectly before,then i just installed dragon valley world,and when my sims tried to call the gardener while in dragon valley,i can't find the option . But when i looked at the other wolrd,the option was there! Please, my game ver. is 1.67
Test Subject
#755 Old 23rd Jul 2020 at 7:37 PM
Test Subject
#756 Old 31st Aug 2020 at 4:15 PM
Hey, I'm having a problem where not only the gardener, but also the chef, housekeeper and the live-in maid all leave at the same exact minute and say something like ''I gotta go now!''. Sometimes is at 3 am, sometimes is at morning, etc. They all then come back at the back door and make all their way to the front door and say they gotta go now... this process over and over again. Is this is a conflict problem? I have some Nraas mod but that's all. I'm also sure that my game is not corrupted. I've already tried resetting all of them many times, cancelling and requesting also many times... Don't know what to do... Can you help? I don't even know if you're still online, but i don't think so lol
Test Subject
#757 Old 27th Sep 2020 at 9:58 PM
Thx Broo Nice jobs
Lab Assistant
#758 Old 15th Dec 2020 at 7:26 PM
i hope one day there will be a mod who makes the housekeeper&gardener service cheapier
Lab Assistant
#759 Old 12th Apr 2021 at 8:32 AM
Hi! First of all, I want to Thank your for this mod, I love it. I just want to know that it is compatible with the 1.69 patch?
Lab Assistant
#760 Old 30th Nov 2021 at 9:06 PM
Originally Posted by viri2626
Hi! First of all, I want to Thank your for this mod, I love it. I just want to know that it is compatible with the 1.69 patch?

yep must be compatible
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