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In the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game, you can grow all kinds of flowers to beautify your town.  But what if you don't have a green thumb? No problem! Our pro tips below will help you master gardening in no least, in-game gardening.


ESRB Rating: Everyone with Comic Mischief

Looking to up your flower power in the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game? Our pros are here to help!


Pro Tip #1: Gold Watering Can

Tired of watering one flower at a time? Then you need a gold watering can which allows you to water 4 flowers at once. Talk to Isabelle once you’ve had a perfect town for 16 days and she will give it to you.



Pro Tip #2: Carnations

These flowers can only be given to you via letter from your Mom or Dad. Look for their letters on Mother’s Day and Father’s Day.



Pro Tip #3: Jacob’s Ladder

Once you have a perfect town rating you’ll see this flower pop up. It is the only way to get it! They only come in white and you can usually find them on the edge of your town or by a cliff.



Pro Tip #4: Go for the Gold

To get a gold rose you’ll need a black rose that is wilted and the gold watering can. Water this black rose every day and after a few days – a gold rose! They don’t dry out but you can destroy them if you walk over them.



Pro Tip #5: Help Leif

Your garden center is run by a sloth named Leif. When you didn’t play your game for a while and your town was covered with over 50 weeds, you may find him sleeping near your house. He’s totally shocked by the number of weeds in town, and he asks you to clear all the weeds within 60 minutes. If you could clear all weeds within the time limit, he will offer you a Leif exclusive item!