Strange Horticulture Walkthrough (All Puzzles Guide)

Updated Day 3-16 on Jan 24, 2022 | Hopefully this will be a simple, straightforward guide for identifying the plants you need and solving the puzzles



Day 1, Friday

Starting Clues
Letter from Simone
This letter is straightforward, go explore Ambleside (C20) for 2 new plantsShort note
This note about a dangerous plant that can be found in the hills to the northeast of Backbarrow (M21)Customer 1, Victoria Gray
She wants St. John’s Poppy, a plant with bright read flowers with a yellow centre.
Mailman, David Chafer
He gives you a letter from Amos Duncan, which also provides enough tokens to go explore

Amos Duncan Letter 1
His letter will guide you to the woods just south of Gosforth, the coordinates you want to search are G5.

Customer 2, Gilbert Ames
Gilbert will trade you some Phennet in exchange for Lemon Dandy, which has curly leaves and bright blue flowers

Customer 3, Faye Swift
Faye asks you for some Forest Camphry to get some sleep

Customer 4, Nora Butterfield
She wants Wandering Blue, a mushroom

Day 2, Saturday

Starting Clue
The card you get between days leads you to a river (H11), for a new plantCustomer 1, Isodore Burbidge
This grumpy fellow wants Apis Demissus, more commonly known as Gandyroot

David Chafer, Mailman
Another letter from Amos DuncanAmos Duncan, Letter 2
His second letter leads you to Hard Knott, but the gate is locked. You need to use Clavilium to get past

Customer 2, Rueben Ward
Mr. Ward wants Fox Button to speak with the Sisters

Customer 3, Victoria Gray
Victoria’s back for another plant, this time Harlequin Blue

Customer 4, Bethany Coleman
One of the Sisters has come for your help, but she needs you to swear to secrecy using Mary’s Breath

Letter from the Sisterhood
You will find the Sisters deep in Grizedale Forest (J17), and you get to work. You will need to use Ren to discover what killed the Arda

Customer 5, Isodore Burbridge
He’s back, and he’s not happy. You have a choice, give him either Butterdale, or Meakdew


Day 3, Sunday

Starting Clue
The card you get during the night is cryptic, but studying the map leads you to E17 for 2 new plantsCustomer 1, Wilbur Miller
He needs some help from Lady of Summer for his memory

David Chafer, Mailman
Another letter from Amos DuncanAmos Duncan, Letter 3
Go explore Great Gable (A13), but you’ll need help from Brimlock to make it up the mountain

Customer 2, Norman Lee
He gives you a new plant, nothing to do

Customer 3, Simone Green
Simone wants a favour for researching plants, and asks you to find Common Trouse on Red Pike

Customer 4, Verona Green
She would like some Shimmerlung for a ‘display’

Note: you may get a different customer

Customer 5a, Ruth Douglas
Ruth wants Meakdew

Customer 5b,
He wants St John’s Poppy

Day 4, Monday

Starting Clue
No text, just an ‘X’ and a ragged corner. However, if you line up the tear with the map that X will lead you to N6 for 2 new plants

Customer 1, Reuban Ward
Fox button was no help to him, he needs Phennet to keep his lunch down now

David Chafer, Mailman
He hands you a letter from Verona GreenLetter from Verona Green
She lets you know of a plant in Grizedale forest she wasn’t able to get to. You can find it at K19, but first you need to get past the Sisters. Use Mellow-Glow

Customer 2, Faye Swift
You have a choice, give her Aguria to ease her visions, or Candlewood to encourage them

Customer 3, Margaret Elsbeth
Lady Elsbeth invites you to Sizergh Castle (K26) to explore the libraryNote: I’ve had 2 different customers appear at this point

Customer 4a, Phillip Shaw
He wants Wandering Bue

Customer 4b, Francis Abberton
Gandyroot will help with his heartburn

Customer 5, Selina Scott
Selina wants to protect her home from ‘unwanted souls’ and needs Sunset Mountcap to do so

Day 5, Tuesday

Starting Clue
The castle northwest of the abbey is Egremont Castle at B1, three miles east gets you to B4 for a new plantCustomer 1, Faye Swift
No matter which plant you gave her yesterday, she asks for Worryless to help with her anxiety

Customer 2, Simone Green
Simone tells you of a man she met you wants to see you, but won’t come into Undermere, meaning you’ll have to go looking for him. Give Simone the Common Trouse she needsNote from Simone
The source of the river Winster is found at J22, but the man isn’t there. Instead, he’s left another clue, telling you to go down 2 and right 3. That brings you to L25. The man is there and hand you a strange looking glass and a letter saying you need Red Abony to use it

Customer 3, Conrad Stanway
Conrad would like Caballia to decorate his grave, you’re looking for a 6 petalled flower

Customer 4, Unknown
A mysterious woman with a jade mask comes in asking for Hopheart

Customer 5, Verona Green
Verona is going to help Reuban Ward, and wants some Witch Phygg to take along with her. The book says it looks similar to Feverkiss, but Feverkiss has red berries, and Witch Phygg yellow

Customer 6, Isadore Burbidge

If you happened to give him Meakdew on Day 2, he’s come back ready to sue. You have another choice now, give him Amnesia with Henchuck, or cause him to go insane and die with Storian

Day 6, Wednesday

Starting Clue
It sounds cryptic, but it’s quite literal. Follow the river out of Coniston water down to where it forks (O17) for 2 new plantsCustomer 1, Eleanor Bramer
She hands you a note you can follow for a new plant. Placing it on the map brings you to F2, but you can’t go any further without some Winterbore

Customer 2, Bethany Coleman
She needs some Jacob’s Worth to help find a missing Sister

Customer 3, Arthur Cook
Arthur wants a plant for his wife’s birthday, one with a strong, but good, smell and lots of little flowers. Give him Forest Camphry

Customer 4, Ennis Aleford
This cultist invites you to join the Seeds of Redemption, and hands you a letter telling you to leave St John’s Poppy by Sadgill church (C28) by Friday, or else

Customer 5, Verona Green
Verona is back from Swinside, and wants to run some tests on Gilded Dendra to see if it was used to poison the victim

Customer 6, Anne Wood
She needs a plant that can cut through vines of Swiftsnare, give her Royal Gentia

Day 7, Thursday

Starting clue
The Map shows the elevation of several mountain. The ‘tallest but one’ means you need the second tallest mountain, Bowfell (D14), then go five miles south to I14 for a new plantCustomer 1, Anne Wood
She’s back after getting through the vines and opening the coffin. She’s found an amulet that needs Solomon’s Sceptre to ‘awake’

David Chafer, Mailman
He hands you a letter with just two words written down, Kentmere EyeCustomer 2, Verona Green
It was Gilded Dendra used for the murder. Verona wants Maiden’s Sorrow now for mental clarity

You should have received the book entry for Red Abony, which means you can find the plant on your shelves and get the looking glass working
Open up the map and move the looking glass over it to reveal some hidden text

Elderphineum can be found at Q30

The Tomb of the Hunter (B14) will give you another plant

And the Great Oak (N9)

Customer 3, Reuben Ward
He’s also back from Swinside, and now wants some Eyebright for his excursion into the hills

Customer 4, Forest Vair
Forest asks you for Grey Sandfire

Day 8, Friday

Starting Clue
Lowick to Illgill Head, Foxfield to Crinkle Crags. X marks the spot, in this case the spot is I13 for two new plantsCustomer 1, Ennis Aleford
If you did as he instructed he praises your decision to join his cult, and lets you know he’ll be in touch soonCustomer 2, Unknown
The woman with the jade mask is back, she asks for Elderphinium

Customer 3, Grace Enwright
Grace hands you a note to find Goldenlight, but you don’t know what Long Meg is yet

Customer 4, Anne Wood
She’s looking quite a bit older, give her Long Verecund to stop the amulet draining her life

Customer 5, Amos Duncan
You friend is here, and he gives you several notes in person this time. They match the other flower note you already have. Look at the top left section of your desk to find the same flower symbols. You can piece together the papers to get the correct order, then press the symbols on the desk until they math, revealing a secret compartment.
There’s a letter explaining how to use a Bryer’s Disc, which should solve the note with Kentmore Eye. Place the disc on Kentmore, and the eye symbol points to E27, giving you another plant
You can also visit Robert Barrow’s Herbology Shop in Kendal, where you can trade Copper Caledonian for new plants

Customer 6, Simone Green
Simone hands you a letter for Baylock’s Elixer, nothing you can do yet

Day 9, Saturday

Starting Clue
Find Tebay on the map, then go north, east, south, south, west, south, south. You should end up at F31 and find two new plantsCustomer 1, Simone Green
She says she’ll keep an eye out for Long Meg at the library, if you give her Feverkiss

David Chafer, Mailman
Another short note, Beckfoot Candle. Use the Bryer’s Disc on the map. You can find Beckfoot at G10, and the candle points to D12 for a new plantCustomer 2, Forest Vair
He’s after some Dranthium, and a close look at his eyes tells you he’s a regular user

Customer 3, Reuben Ward
Reuben is disturbed by what he’s seen in the hills, and wants some Wild Cole for his headache

Note: you may get a different customer here

Customer 4a, Emily Constigan
Emily is looking for a plant that grows by Red Pike, she wants Common Trouse

Customer 4B, Amy
Asks for Bishop’s Parasol

Customer 5, Verona Green
She’s putting the pieces together, and gives you some reading to do about some mysterious creature. The letter mentions some dead ground north east of Tebay you should check out (B32)


Day 10, Sunday

Starting clue
A blank card, try using the looking glass. Two miles north of Foxfield puts you at K11, and gives you a new plantDavid Chafer, Mailman
A letter from Simone advising you to go to Calder Abbey to find more information on Long Meg. You’ll need to give them a plant that shows friendship. Use Fox Button
You find out Long Meg is the tall stone in the circle north of Undermere. Go south two miles and east three to find Goldenlight

Customer 1, Verona Green
She’s ready to confront the new Arda, and she wants to take some Mountain Astory with her

Customer 2, Thomas Green
He drops off your new lab equipment, now you can brew elixers

Customer 3, Bethany Coleman
She asks you to place an offering at the alter of Arduinna. Match the note she gives you on the map to find the spot in Grizedale forest (I19)
You have a choice to offer Cauldery or Embersoul to the goddess

Customer 4, Natalie Cooper
Natalie would like Larkshine to keep cultists away from her home

Day 11, Monday

Starting clue
Another elevation puzzle, place the card over Bowfell and the Old Man mountains to reveal where a new plant can be found (E16)Customer 1, George Campbell
George is looking for gold, and thinks Weeping Belle will help him. Previously identified as Goldenlight

Customer 2, Ennis Aleford
He gives you a plant, telling you to give it to the Draer, Forest Vair, if he comes back

Customer 3, Amos Duncan
Your friend Amos is after some Baylock’s Elixer, it’s time to put that new lab to use. The three plants you want to use are Palliance, Eyebright, and Prittle

Customer 4, Alice Boyd
Alice wants a sweet smelling plant with small blue flowers, give her Solomon’s Sceptre

Customer 5, Simone Green
She can’t find any information on the Servant, and advises you to go check out Lord Fremont’s archives. You can find Muncaster Castle at I8

Customer 6, John Hall
He asks for Norwood to stay awake during his night shifts. If you want to find the plant yourself, try using the special looking glass over the plants while they’re on the shelves

Day 12, Tuesday

Starting Clue
Look through your book to find which plant is also called Truthsayer, and the number of petals a lucky Caballia flower has. Look at L7 on your map for two new plantsCustomer 1, Verona Green
Verona brings that sad news that most of the SIsterhood is dead. She brings you a locked disc, says it may help fight the Servant. Use Calvilium to get it open for a note and a riddle. The note says to follow the Dudden tributary to its source, this means following the small river that branches off the Duddon to L13 for a new plant

David Chafer, Mailman
Another short note, Foxfield Trident. Use the Bryer’s Disc to solve this puzzle (K8)

Customer 2, Forest Vair
Do you let him go after the Servant, or stop him completely like Ennis Aleford has instructed? Choose between Embersoul and Lesser Merrydock

Customer 3, Milton Forbes
He invites you to his shop of antiquities in Arnside (P26) so that you might find new elixirs to brew

Day 13, Wednesday

Starting Clue
Start at Endmoor (L29) and use the Bryer’s Disc to follow the Raven up to H29, then move the Bryer’s Disc to that spot and follow the spider to H25 for two new plantsCustomer 1, Grayce Enwirght
Grayce needs some courage to face her father-in-law, which, fair. Give her Daisy Dock, it look very similar to Prittle

David Chafer, Mailman
A strange note. There’s a lot of room there for more words. Try using the special looking glass. Go north of Bowfell to the source of the river Esk (C15)

Customer 2, Thora Dunn
She’s worried about the mushrooms her husband has picked, check out the spot he found them (G20)

Customer 3, Simone Green
Simone has a mould problem in her library and needs some Palliance, also called Sweetbreath

Customer 4, Lorena Chapman
She needs Trimblehuff for a wedding she’s going to

Day 14, Thursday

Starting clue
A two part clue, the tree and symbol on the card match the coin you got awhile back. Go eight miles east of Gosforth to E11 for two new plantsCustomer 1, Thora Dunn
Her husband went ahead and ate those mushrooms, now he needs a remedy. you can identify the mushroom she gave you yesterday as Farmer’s Worry, and using your mushroom guide can see that Royal Gentia should cure the husband

Customer 2, Forest Vair
If you helped him go after the Servant, he’s alive, at least, but in a bad way. Brew him St Quentin’s Elixir. You will need Daisy Dock, Candlewood, and Sheepsnap

David Chafer, Mailman
One more letter for the Bryer’s Disc, place it on Sadgill and look at the cup pointing to G28

Customer 3, Reuben Ward
He gives you a note for Swiftsnare in the hopes of defeating the Servant

Note: you may get a different customer here

Customer 4a, Thaddeus Cornwall
He’s looking for Weeping Belle

Customer 4b, Samuel Thomas
He wants Palliance

Customer 5, Ennis Aleford
If you helped Forest Vair, Ennis warns you that you may regret your actions

Day 15, Friday

Starting clue
West of White Scar, by the river. Go to P29 for a new plantDavid Chafer, Mailman
A new letter from Amos Duncan, you’ll have to find White Scar Cave on the map again. Use Farmer’s Worry to get inside and find two new plants

Customer 1, Faye Swift
She can’t remember, Sour Bandy will help

Customer 2, Alden Gregory
You may not want to, but you’ll need to brew Elixir of the Damned for Alden to give to his wife. The three plants you need are Caballia, Dranthium, and Henchuck

Customer 3, Althea O’Shea
She wants Liverstone

Customer 4, Unknown
Could she be part of the Sisterhood? She needs help anyway, so give her Widow’s Woe or Dead Man’s Fingers

Customer 5, Hollis Gibb
Hollis asks for some Pixie-Lamps, or Glowhorn

Day 16, Saturday

Starting clue
The castle this clue means is Sizergh, across the river, through the mountain pass, and at the edge of the wood bring you to K31 for a new plantCustomer 1, Verona Green
It’s time to use our five plants to perform the ritual, and hopefully bind the creature. Use the riddle from the disc to figure out the plants you need. The Corpse’s Friend is Devil’s Nightcap , the Ankle Grabber is Swiftsnare, the fear bringer is Widow’s WoeLong Verecund will lift a curse, and a petal to reverse black blood is Elderphinium

If you don’t remember or haven’t been there yet, the ritual site can be found at O9

Post-game notes
*will need confirmation if this is the same for everyone

A card with a triangle, some circles, and an X. Line it up on the map with Whitbarrow mountain for the triangle. X marks N28 for two new plants.
A note from someone telling you about a man you should visit in Ravenglass (J6). He gives you a recipe for an elixir and clues to reach this monastery. Brew the elixir first, using Storian, Thum (Toom), and Twilight Lepiota. Follow the clues backwards and you should end up by the woods near Torver. The monastery is at I12.

Customer 2, Simone Green
Simone will help finish identifying any plants you haven’t gotten yet

Thanks to Carin for his great guide, all credit to his effort. you can also read the original guide from Steam Community. enjoy the game.

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1 thought on “Strange Horticulture Walkthrough (All Puzzles Guide)”

  1. In post-game notes- kinda think there is a mistake. I found 2 new plants at N27, not N28. Hope this helps for someone, as it was pain for me 😀
    Thank you for the well written guide!


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