At any farming patch with a Tool Leprechaun wandering around, right-click him and click 'teleport'. Request to be teleported to the minigame. He will then say "Avach nimporto" and you will find yourself at the minigame. There is a portal North-East of the farmhouse to return to the patch. Familiars and pets cannot be brought into the minigame.
It is suggested to go to world 78, for world 78 is where most of the players go. To start, speak to Farmer Blinkin or Mrs. Winkin, who will give you 10 free flags and tell you how to play the game. You can only have a maximum of 10 flags.
The game involves a grid of holes. After digging at a hole with a spade a number will appear at the digging location. The number indicates the number of adjacent squares that hold a seed. The numbers range from zero to seven. (0 is invisible, 1 is blue, 2 is green, 3 is red, 4 is yellow, 5 is purple, 6 is teal, 7 is very light brown.)
After locating a square with a seed indicate the location by planting a flag. A farmer will retrieve the seed and give points as a reward. If the indicated location does not carry a seed, the flag will be lost and the number of points is reduced.
Once you have used your 10 flags, you will need to retrieve them from Farmer Blinkin or Mrs. Winkin, who will also offer to replace any you have lost for 500 coins each. Mrs. Winkin will also sell them for 50 points.
After planting a flag, rabbits will race the farmers to the indicated spot. Rabbits can be chased away by feeding them Ogleroot, which can be found during the digging process. This will give you 30 Hunter experience. If a rabbit reaches your flag before the farmer is finished digging up the seed, you lose the flag and get no points.
|Action||Amount of points received|
|Digging up empty spot||1 per square uncovered|
|Farmer digs up your seed||Varies from 1+|
|Farmer digs up someone else's seed Note 1||10+|
|Digging up seed||-10 (penalty)|
|Farmer digs up empty spot||Flag lost|
|Rabbit finds your flag||Flag lost|
Points can be spent by trading with Mrs. Winkin inside the house.
One farming experience costs from 1 point (at level 40+) to 7.75 points (below level 40.) A player would need around 101.01m vinesweeper points to get 1-99 farming in one exchange unless the game automatically changed the rates while exchanging; in this case a player would need around 13.16 million points.
You only get farming experience for trading in points.
|Item name (top row)||Points needed||Item name (middle row)||Points needed||Item name (bottom row)||Points needed|
|Tomato seed||10||Woad seed||30||Poison ivy seed||30|
|Sweetcorn seed||150||Limpwurt seed||70||Acorn||100|
|Strawberry seed||165||Asgarnian seed||5||Willow seed||1800|
|Watermelon seed||680||Krandorian seed||20||Maple seed||12000|
|Guam seed||10||Redberry seed||5||Pineapple seed||10000|
|Marrentill seed||10||Cadavaberry seed||5||Yew seed||29000|
|Ranarr seed||4000||Dwellberry seed||5||Palm Tree seed||35000|
|Kwuarm seed||1000||Jangerberry seed||10||Spirit tree seed||55000|
|Tarromin seed||10||Whiteberry seed||25||Super compost potionNote 1||5000|
|Nasturtium seed||10||Wergali seed||3800||Flag||50|
Most items traded from Mrs. Winkin can be sold to other players or at the Grand Exchange. Flags are not tradeable. Experience for planting per seed bought is also given. It assumes an average harvest of 15 for allotments, 7 for clean herbs, 10 for hops, 4 for bushes, and 6 for fruit trees (even though bushes and fruit trees can be harvested more than once). Experience growing a seed can be compared to the points needed to buy it, as points can be traded directly for experience. Note that allotments and hops require planting multiple seeds.
Prices are updated at Grand Exchange Market Watch/Farming.
|Item||Points needed||Coins per seed||Coins per point||Experience per seed grown||Coins per seed harvested per point|
|Poison ivy seed||30||868||28.93||974||862.4|
|Palm tree seed||35000||106,000||3.03||10509.6||0.25|
|Spirit tree seed||55000||untradeable||N/A||19501.3||N/A|
|Super compost potion (4)
|Super compost potion (4)
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