Difficulty:
Intermediate
Length:
Medium
Quest Requirements:
Skill/Other Requirements:
25 Farming.
Quests Unlocked/Partially Unlocked by completing this Quest:
Items Needed at Quest Start:
Ring of charos, Seed dibber, Rake, Spade, Watering can (full), 3 Cabbage seeds, 3 Onion seeds, Marigold seed, 2 Compost (Supercompost is strongly recommended), Hammer, Pure/Rune essence, 2 Plant cures, Pestle and mortar, Fly fishing rod, Plantpot (filled), Secateurs, and a Gardening trowel
Items Needed to Complete Quest:
None.
Items Recommended for Quest:
A charged Amulet of glory, 3 extra Compost/Supercompost (for Cabbage, Onion, and Marigold seeds), Games necklace, Ectophial, Teleport runes for Ardougne, Falador, Varrock, Camelot, Lumbridge.
Items Acquired During Quest:
A List, Enchanted Ring of Charos, Delphinium Seeds, 3 Yellow Orchid Seeds, 3 Pink Orchid Seeds, 4 Snowdrop Seeds, White Tree Shoot, Red Rose Seeds, Pink Rose Seeds, White Rose Seeds, Burthorpe Vine Seeds, Trolly, Statue of a Former King, and a Statue of Saradomin.
Quest Points:
2
Reward:
5k Farming experience, 1 Apple tree seed, 1 Acorn, 5 Guam seeds, and a Supercompost potion. The white tree gives a fruit which you can pick. Eating one will regain between 5-10% energy. The Supercompost potion is a potion that makes Supercompost out of Compost. You can only get 1 potion (4), so its smarter that you don't use it on normal Buckets of compost, but instead on compost bins full of Compost to get 15 Supercompost with 1 dose.
Start Point:
Varrock palace garden
To Start:
Speak to Queen Ellamaria in the east part of Varrock Castle
Instructions:
Note: During the quest players are asked to plant several seeds. This can be done in any order and the players do not have to wait for one seed to fully grow before planting another. It advised planting all the seeds one after another at their prescribed locations to save time.

  1. Start off by talking to Queen Ellamaria in the east part of Varrock Castle. She will tell you that she is in need of a gardener and asks if you can help. Agree and she will give you a list of things needed to make the garden complete.

    Step 1

  2. Next head to Draynor Village and talk to The Wise Old Man. He will tell you a little story about what the Queen used to do before she married the king. Then he will ask about the story of charos. Say you have the Ring of charos. Give it to him and you'll be asked a series of 7 questions.

    Here are the answers:
    Question 1 - Show them a range of colors so that they can come to a compromise.
    Question 2 - Take his generous gift even though you have no need for it.
    Question 3 - Definitely.
    Question 4 - Put on the silly helmet and jump into the cannon.
    Question 5 - You, of course, Pkmaster0036, no one could ever challenge your greatness!
    Question 6 - I'll do whatever you ask - I just love the monarchy!
    Question 7 - If I do I'll let you know.
    Answer them right and get a Ring of Charos (a). If you only get a couple of questions wrong, he'll still enchant your Ring of Charos.

    Step 2

  3. To get the Delphinium Seeds, talk to Elstan in the farming spot south of Falador. Be sure you have the Ring of Charos on before you do. Ask him about the seeds and use the Charm option on him every time. He will give you the seeds if you give him a bunch of marigolds. Plant some marigolds in that flower patch. When they are fully grown, pick them and give them to him and you will get your seeds.

    Step 3

  4. Now head to Port Phasmatys and talk to Lyra at the farming spot to get the Orchid seeds. Once again use the charm options on her and she will tell you that you need to grow a patch of onions in one of the farming spots. Talk to her when your plants are ready to be harvested and you will get the seeds.

    Step 4

  5. Head to Kragen, at the farming patch north of Ardougne. Talk to him using the charm options again and he will ask you to grow a patch of cabbages in one of his spots. Talk to him when the plants are ready to be harvested to get your seeds.

    Step 5

  6. Go to Bernald in Burthrope, located east of the pub and talk to him, he will say that his grapes need to be healed. Try using a plant cure on them. It will not work. Talk to him again and he will say to visit a druid garderner near him.

    Step 6

  7. Speak to Alain south of the Taverley tree patch and tell him your problem, but for your last response do NOT use the charming answer! He will tell you to crush up some rune essence and put it in the plant cure.

    Step 7

  8. Take any Rune essence and use a hammer with it to break it into shards. Then use the Shards with a Pestle and mortar to grind it up. Then use the Essence dust with the plant cure. Take your potent plant cure back to Burthrope and use it with the vines.

  9. Next, go to Dantaera at the Catherby farming spot. She will tell you about a White tree on Ice mountain that is dying. You will need to take a piece of the tree and plant it in a plantpot.

    Step 9

  10. Go to Ice mountain, to where the Oracle is, and you will see a White tree. Use your secateurs on the tree and you will get a white tree shoot. Use this shoot on your plantpot. Be sure to water the shoot.

    Step 10

  11. Note: For this step, do not throw your ring in the well or destroy it before you talk to the monk!
    Go to the Edgeville Monastery and try to take a rose seed. Brother Althric will forbid this because you are wearing an evil talisman. Go to Edgeville and throw your Ring of Charos into the well or destroy it. Now go try and pick a seed from the bushes again. He will let you this time. Pick a seed from all 3 bushes.

    Step 11

  12. Now if you threw your ring down the well, go back to Edgeville and get a Fly fishing rod, use your rod on the well to try and get your ring back. If you chose to destroy your ring, you need to go to the third floor of Fenkenstrain's castle near Canifis and pickpocket the ring from the Doctor. You will need the ring for the last step in the quest.

    Step 12

  13. Return to Varrock Castle garden and start planting the garden. You will need a Rake, Seed dibber, Spade, 2 buckets of Compost, the acquired seeds, and the White tree sapling. You will not have to use compost on any of the patches or water on the seeds. Plant the seeds in the relevant patches. To plant the Orchid seeds (Pink) and Orchid seeds (Yellow), use a bucket of Compost and then the seeds on each of the stone plant pots. Simply place the White tree sapling onto the White Tree patch to plant it. Once everything has been planted, talk to Queen Ellamaria again and ask her how you should get the statues there. She will give you a Trolley.

  14. Make your way to the center of Falador. Once there, use the Trolley with the statue of Saradomin and a cut scene will occur. Now, push the statue north towards the northern gate. After a few pushes, you will find yourself at the back of Varrock Castle. Push your statue towards the garden and place it on the most southern stand.

    Note: Do not push the statues too slow or the guards will capture the statue and you will have to start all over again. The easiest way to reach Falador is via the Falador teleport spell (requires 37 Magic).

    Step 15

  15. Next, teleport or walk to Lumbridge and take the statue that's to the south of the Castle entrance. Push the trolley North, then go East across the bridge. Head north again, winding around to Varrock Castle. Push the trolley into the garden and place the statue on the stand most north.

    Step 16

  16. Talk to the Queen again when the whole garden is fully grown. She will ask you to go and get King Roald.

    Note: Make sure you have the Ring of charos (a) equipped when talking to King Roald or he will not follow you into the garden.

    Congratulations, you just made your first Royal garden!

    Quest Complete

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