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Subtle's Farming Guide

Introduction:

Farming is the skill that allows you to plant your crops and harvest the produce. At times, you will find that you need to tend to your crops, as they can become diseased.

Now to get to the farming area. Go to your spellbook and click 'More Skilling Zones', and then Farming. You will be teleported directly to the Catherby flower and herb patch, located behind Catherby bank.

After you have teleported to the farming area, you will notice an NPC named; Dantaera. Talk to Dantaera to access the store and other farming locations.

The Tools:

Rake: Used to weed the patches

Seed Dibber: Is required to be in inventory when planting seeds into a patch or plant pot.

Watering Can: Used on plant pot to help grow a tree seed into a sapling and to water the flowers.

Spade: A spade has many uses on PkH, but for farming it used to harvest your crops.

Trowel: Quite similar to the Seed Dibber, a trowel is need to transfer saplings into a tree patch.

Plant Pot: Where tree seeds are first planted, until they grow into a sapling.

Secateurs:

Bucket of Compost: Decreases the time you have to wait for your crops to fully grow.

Plant Cure: Cures all your plants of diseases.

Magic Secateurs (Premium Only): Gives extra Farming Expierence and by operating it, you can teleport to various farming places.

The Seeds:

Marigold: Planting marigolds in a Farming flower plot will protect potato, onion, and tomato allotments from disease

Rosemary: Rosemary will protect any surrounding cabbage plants from pests and disease whilst they are growing.

Nasturtium: Fully grown nasturtiums in a flower patch protects watermelons in a nearby allotment patch from disease.

Woad: Planting Woads in a Farming flower plot will protect the herbs from disease.

Jangerberry: Used to make Potions

White Berry: Used to make Potions

Posion Ivy: Used to make Potions

Acorn: Used to get Roots for Crossbows

Willow: Used to get Roots for Crossbows

Maple: Used to get Roots for Crossbows

Yew: Used to get Roots for Crossbows

Magic: Used to get Roots for Crossbows

Funghus Spore: Used to make Potions

Cactus: Used to make Potions

Belladonna: Used to make Potions

Guam: Used to make Potions

Marrentill: Used to make Potions

Tarromin: Used to make Potions

Harralander: Used to make Potions

Ranarr: Used to make Potions

Toadflax: Used to make Potions

Irit: Used to make Potions

Avantoe: Used to make Potions

Kwuarm: Used to make Potions

Snapdragon: Used to make Potions

Cadantine: Used to make Potions

Lantadyme: Used to make Potions

Dwarf Weed: Used to make Potions

Torstol: Used to make a Potion


Herb, Flower & Allotments:

Please Note: You are unable to plant any kind of seed into any of the allotment patches. However, you are able to rake the allotment patches for additional farming exp.

What You Need to Farm Herbs:

  1. Rake.
  2. Spade.
  3. Seed Dibber.
  4. Plant Cure.
  5. Money. [To buy seeds and plant cure as you go, unless you've pre-brought everything].

Once you have all the above, do the following:

1. Teleport to the farming area.
2. Rake the weeds in the herb patch and plant your seed.
3. Await for your herb to grow, or carry on to another patch.

Note: if your herb becomes diseased, use your plant cure potion on the diseased herbs, your herbs will automatically be cured, and continue on to the growing process.

Herbs' Expierence Table

Herb Level Exp via Plant Exp via Pick Total Exp
Guam 1 1,000 1,000 2,000
Marrentill 14 2,000 2,000 4,000
Tarromin 19 3,000 3,000 6,000
Harralander 26 4,000 4,000 8,000
Ranarr 32 5,000 5,000 10,000
Toadflax 38 6,500 6,500 13,000
Irit 44 8,000 8,000 16,000
Avantoe 50 10,000 10,000 20,000
Kwuarm 56 13,000 13,000 26,000
Snapdragon 62 16,000 16,000 32,000
Cadantine 67 20,000 20,000 40,000
Lantandyme 73 22,500 22,500 45,000
Dwarf Weed 79 25,000 25,000 50,000
Torstol 85 30,000 30,000 60,000

What You Need to Farm Flowers:

  1. Rake.
  2. Seed Dibber.
  3. Spade.
  4. Money. (To buy seeds and plant cure as you go, unless you've pre-brought everything).

Once you have the items, do the following:

1. Teleport to a flower patch.
2. Rake the flower patch. (Only if it has weeds growing in it.)
3. Plant your flower seed.
4. Wait for the flower to grow, then pick it.

Keep repeating the process, if you wish to only farm flowers.

Flowers' Expierence Table:

Flower Level Exp via Planting Exp Via Picking Total Exp
Marigold 2 1,000 1,000 2,000
Rosemary 11 2,000 2,000 4,000
Nasturtium 24 3,000 3,000 6,000
Woad 25 4,000 4,000 8,000

Please Note: If you plant a Woad flower near the herbs, they won't get diseased at all!

Herb & Flower Locations:

Below is a list of all the farmers located at the flower and herb patches.

  • Elstan - South of Falador.

  • Lyra - West of Port Phastmatys.

  • Dantaera - West of Catherby.

  • Kragen - North of Ardougne.


Bushes:

What You Need to Farm Bushes:

  1. Rake.
  2. Seed Dibber.
  3. Spade.
  4. Money. [To buy seeds and plant cure as you go, unless you've pre-brought everything].

When you have the listed items, teleport to the Catherby Farm patch [as shown above], and speak to Dantaera. When you are speaking to Dantaera, select 'Teleport to a Bush Patch', and choose any of the listed options.

Once you have finally arrived at a bush patch, follow the following steps:

1. Rake the patch. [If it needs to be de-weeded].
2. Plant your seed in the empty patch.
3. Await for your plant to grow.
4. Once your plant has finally grown, 'check health', and then pick the berries.
5. After the bush has been picked, use your spade on the empty bush to clear the patch.

Bushes' Expierence Table

Plant Level Exp via Planting Exp via Picking Total Exp
Jangerberry 48 4,000 4,000 8,000
Whiteberry 59 8,000 8,000 16,000
Poison Ivy 70 13,000 13,000 26,000

Bush Locations:

Below is a list of all the farmers located at the bush patches.

  • Dreven - Champion's Guild.

  • Taria - Rimmington.

  • Torrell - South of Ardougne.

  • Rhazien - Premium Island


Trees:

What You Need to Farm Trees:

  1. Rake.
  2. Seed Dibber.
  3. Spade.
  4. Trowel.
  5. Plant Pot.
  6. Watering Can.
  7. Hatchet. [To cut down the tree and clear the patch to plant another seed in its place].
  8. Money. [To buy seeds and plant cure as you go, unless you've pre-brought everything].

When you have the listed items, teleport to the Catherby Farm patch [as shown above], and speak to Dantaera. When you are speaking to Dantaera, select 'Teleport to a Tree Patch', and choose any of the listed options.

Once you've arrived at a Tree Patch, follow the bellow steps:

1. Plant a seed into the pot.
2. Water the seed, it'll then grow into a sappling.
3. Rake the patch. [If it has weeds growing].
4. Use the sapling on the empty patch.
5. Wait for the tree to grow.
6. 'Check Health'.
7. Cut down the tree.
8. Use a spade on the stump. [You will receive roots in return].

Trees' Expierence Table

Tree Level Exp via Planting Exp via Picking Total Exp
Acorn 15 50,000 50,000 100,000
Willow 30 75,000 75,000 150,000
Maple 45 100,000 100,000 200,000
Yew 60 150,000 150,000 300,000
Magic 75 200,000 200,000 400,000

Tree Locations:

Below is a list of all the farmers located at the tree patches.

  • Fayeth – West of Lumbridge.

  • Treznor – Varrock Castle.

  • Heskel – Falador Park.

  • Alain – Taverly.


'Special':

What You Need to Farm Special Plants:

  1. Rake.
  2. Seed Dibber.
  3. Spade.
  4. Money. [To buy seeds and plant cure as you go, unless you've pre-brought everything].
  5. Gloves. [To harvest Belladonas]

When you have the listed items, teleport to the specific patch location you used to farm at.

Once you have finally arrived at the special patch, follow the following steps:

1. Rake the patch. [If it needs to be de-weeded].
2. Plant your seed in the empty patch.
3. Await for your plant to grow.
4. Once your plant has finally grown, 'check health', and then pick the plant.
5. After the plant has been picked, use your spade on it to clear the patch.

Specials' Expierence Table

Plant Level Exp via Planting Exp via Picking Total Exp
Funghus Spore Level 52 6,000 Exp 6,000 Exp 12,000 Exp
Cactus Level 55 7,500 Exp 7,500 Exp 15,000 Exp
Belladonna Level 63 25,000 Exp 25,000 Exp 50,000 Exp

Special Patch Locations

Below is a list of all the farmers located at the special patches.

  • Vasquen - Canifis Funghi Patch

  • Ellena - Al Kharid Cactus Patch

  • Gileth - Draynor Manor Belladonna Patch


Farming EXP Boosting Items

Magic Secateurs - This is a Premium Only Item, that lets you to teleport between every patch by simply 'Operate'ing it. It gives 10% more Farming Expierence. It can be bought from Premium Island's Shop for 5.75M Coins.

Brawling Gloves (Farming) - This is an item, that gives 30% more Farming Expierence. It can be bought from Estate agent that is located at Home, near the Player-owned House Portal for 500 Pkhonor Points, 345M Coins and you have to have 99 Construction to be able to buy any of the Brawling Gloves Estate Agent is selling.


Leveling Methods:

You'll need this formula:

Plant pot + Tree Seed + Watering can = Sapling

Leveling Method: 1-99

Level 1-22 Farming:

Rake 8 patches with a Rake.

Level 22-50 Farming:

Plant and Grow 1 Oak Tree.

Level 50-61 Farming:

Plant and Grow 1 Maple Tree.

Level 61-75 Farming:

Plant 4 Woad Flowers in all 4 herb patches, and Grow 3 Yew Trees.

Level 75-99 Farming:

Method A.) 30 Magic Saplings

Method B.) Plant Magic saplings on all 4 tree patches, and plant Belladonas on the special patch while the trees are growing.

Magic Saplings & Belladonas you'll have to grow: 20x Magic Trees & 77x Belladonas.


Leveling Method: 99-2b

Plant Magic saplings on all 4 tree patches, and plant Belladonas on the special patch while the trees are growing.

Magic Saplings & Belladonas you'll have to grow without Brawlers & Secateurs: 4,300x Magic Trees & 5600x Belladonas.

Magic Saplings & Belladonas you'll have to grow with Brawlers & Secateurs: 2,900x Magic trees & 4543x Belladonas.

Or if you choose to only do Magic Trees for expierence;

Magic Saplings you'll have to grow without Brawlers & Secateurs: 5,000x Magic Trees

Magic Saplings you'll have to grow with Brawlers & Secateurs: 3427x Magic Trees


Original Guide's Owner: Subtle

Credits for the 1-99 Leveling Method to: Jade

Uploaded, Updated, Finished by: Jonas

guides/old/farming_subtle.txt · Last modified: 2019/02/12 12:00 by Rapsey