Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

The first Harvest Moon game outside of the Nintendo family of consoles. Although it shares the characters from the Harvest Moon 64 game, all their personalities, lifestyles and relatives are completely different.

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Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Potato

The potato is a spring crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Potato seeds are cheap, and they sell for more gold compared to a turnip, but they take a longer time to grow. Potatoes are an excellent source of income when you’re just starting the game. Crop Information Season: Spring Where to buy Seeds:…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Cucumber

The cucumber is a spring crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Its seeds are expensive at 200G per bag, but you only need to buy it once and it will last throughout the season. It is one of the best crops to plant in spring in terms of value. Crop Information Season: Spring Where…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Cabbage

The cabbage is a spring crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Of all the normal seeds that you can buy normally, cabbages generate the most amount of gold per seed bag. You should plant some cabbages as soon as you can afford them, as they can bring you lots of gold during spring. Crop…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Strawberry

The strawberry is a special spring crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Its seeds become available at the supermarket after shipping 100 turnips, 100 potatoes, 100 cucumbers, and 100 cabbages. Strawberry seeds are cheap and renewable, making it one of the best crops for spring. Crop Information Season: Spring Where to buy Seeds: At…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Tomato

The tomato is a summer crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Tomatoes are a reliable source of income and you should plant them until you can afford to buy the best summer crops. It is also a renewable crop; it regrows after harvesting and you don’t need to replant it. Crop Information Season: Summer…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Corn

The corn is a summer crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. It is one of the best summer crops to plant in terms of profit, only next to the pineapple. Corn takes about half a season to grow, and it should be your main source of income during summer. Crop Information Season: Summer Where…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Onion

The onion is a summer crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Onions are the least profitable crop during summer, but it can be used in a variety of recipes. It is the fastest growing crop during summer and should provide you a decent amount of gold. Crop Information Season: Summer Where to buy Seeds:…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Pineapple

The pineapple is a summer crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. It is the most profitable crop to plant during summer, although the seeds are very expensive. If you saved up gold during spring, buy pineapple seeds immediately and plant them in the early days of summer, since they take almost the whole season…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Pumpkin

The pumpkin is a special summer crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Its seeds become available at the supermarket after shipping 100 tomatoes, 100 corn, 100 onion, and 100 pineapples. Even though it is a special crop, it’s not the most profitable crop during summer. Crop Information Season: Summer Where to buy Seeds: At…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Carrot

The carrot is a fall crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Carrots grow fast and sell for a good amount of money. It’s not a renewable crop so you need to buy seeds every time you want to have carrots on your farm. Crop Information Season: Fall Where to buy Seeds: At the Supermarket…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Eggplant

The eggplant is a fall crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Eggplants are an excellent source of income since it’s a renewable crop and the seeds are cheap. It also regrows fast, allowing you to harvest it multiple times per season. Crop Information Season: Fall Where to buy Seeds: At the Supermarket Days to…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Green Pepper

The green pepper is a fall crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Green peppers sell the cheapest among the other fall crops, at only 40G per piece. Its quick regrowth time makes up for its cheap price, since you can easily ship a lot of them in one season. Crop Information Season: Fall Where…

Harvest Moon: Back to Nature Crop Guide – Spinach

The spinach is a special fall crop in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Its seeds become available at the supermarket after shipping 100 carrots, 100 eggplants, 100 sweet potatoes, and 100 green peppers. It is important to unlock the spinach seeds in order to complete the recipe list in the game. Crop Information Season: Fall…

Best Way to Plant Crops in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

Proper planning and efficient crop planting are essential to making gold in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Earning gold is not just about which crops sell for more gold, but also how you plant them. Here are the best ways to plant crops in the game that will help you maximize your earnings. Important Tips…

Turnip Guide for Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

One of the five crops you can plant in the spring in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature is the turnip. Turnip seeds are the least expensive in the game, and they grow fast. This makes the turnip an ideal crop to plant at the beginning of the game. Crop Information Season: Spring Where to buy…

How to Win the Swimming Contest in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

Stamina management is the key in winning the swimming contest on Mineral Beach held every 1st day of summer. You should try to balance your stamina consumption and rest to win. You’ll receive a Power Berry if you finish first at the contest. Important Tip The swimming contest looks easy, but in reality, it’s one…

How to Win the Cooking Festival in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

In order to join and win the cooking contest, you need to submit a dish cooked by yourself. You need the following to cook dishes in the game: Since you’re unlikely to have the kitchen by the 22nd of spring, it is impossible to win the contest in the first year. You can enter the…

All Winter Festivals in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

In this guide we will cover all festivals that happen during winter in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Dog Race Date: Winter 10 Location: Town Square Time: 10:00 AM to 2:50 PM You can compete in the races with your dog or just watch with the villagers. A well-trained dog has a higher chance of…

All Summer Festivals in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

In this guide we will cover all festivals that happen during summer in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. Swimming Festival Date: Summer 1 Location: Mineral Beach Time: 10:00 AM to 2:50 PM The Swimming Festival (also called Opening Day) is a swimming competition where you race with other characters on the beach. You’ll receive a…

All Spring Festivals in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

In this guide we will cover all festivals that happen during spring in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature. New Year’s Festival Date: Spring 1 Location: Town Square or the Inn Time: 6:00 PM to 7:50 PM The New Year’s Festival takes place on the 1st day of Spring. You can only attend one celebration, either…

All Characters Birthdays in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

This guide will cover the birthday dates and the best gifts for each character in Harvest Moon Back to Nature. These gifts will be available on the farm, foraged in the countryside, or purchased from the supermarket. Giving characters gifts on their birthdays has an increased effect on their affection, more so if you wrap…

Mining Guide for Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

Mining requires at least a Hoe and access to one of two Mines which are open based on the season and is the only way to get certain items important for upgrading your tools and farm. Mines There are two mines in the game, the Waterfall Mine and the Winter Mine. You can find ores…

How to Make Cookies in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

To make cookies in Harvest Moon Back to Nature, you need to learn its recipe and have the kitchen first. There are two different cookie recipes: one from the television channel “The Delicious Hour”, and a special chocolate cookie from Sasha. The kitchen is required to cook anything in the game. It comes with your…

How to Catch the King Fish in Harvest Moon Back to Nature

King Fish are a special kind of fish that you can catch in Harvest Moon Back to Nature. Each of these fish has a specific requirement you need to fulfill before you can catch them. Gregg will award you with the title “Fisher King” once you’ve caught all six of the king fish. The King…

How to Upgrade the Barn in Harvest Moon Back to Nature

The barn is a building in the game where you can keep farm animals like cows and sheep. Gotz from the Woodcutter’s House can upgrade and expand the barn if you meet the following requirements: Once you meet the requirements, you can upgrade the barn when you provide him with the following materials: The barn’s…

How to Upgrade the Chicken Coop in Harvest Moon Back to Nature

The chicken coop is a building where chickens live in Harvest Moon Back to Nature. Initially, there’s only enough space for a few chickens. Gotz at the Woodcutter’s House can help you expand the chicken coop if you provide the needed materials. The Chicken Coop You start the game with the normal chicken coop. Any…

How to Upgrade Tools in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

To upgrade your tools, you need to use them until it’s experience reaches 100%. You can then visit the blacksmith Saibara to upgrade them. Upgrading tools requires gold and a corresponding ore which you can find in the mine. Tool Upgrade Requirements There are five basic tools in the game. Each time you use them,…

How to get the Fishing Rod and the Fishing Pole in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

To get the fishing pole, look for Gregg at Mineral Beach. He will give you a fishing rod when you first meet him. Gregg also gives you the fishing pole when you have 50 or more fish in your fish pond. Finding Gregg To find Gregg, go to Mineral Beach between 7 AM and 10…

How to Unlock Special Crops in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

When you ship 100 of each crop each season, new seeds become available in the supermarket. Selling spring crops will unlock strawberries, selling summer crops will unlock pumpkins and selling fall crops will unlock spinach. You can check how many crops you have shipped by pressing the Start button and looking at the “Amount Shipped”…

How to Get All Power Berries in Harvest Moon Back to Nature

There are 10 Power Berries to find in Harvest Moon Back to Nature. Each Power Berry that you find will increase your maximum stamina by 10. After discovering all ten Power Berries, you will double your stamina, allowing you to work longer on your farm before collapsing due to fatigue. Power Berry Locations Harvest Goddess…

How to Get the Relaxation Tea Leaves in Harvest Moon Back to Nature

You get Relaxation Tea Leaves from the Harvest Sprites after befriending them and joining them for their afternoon tea party. Requirements for Getting the Relaxation Tea Leaves Harvest Sprites The Harvest Sprites live behind the church. There is a path beside the church that you can follow to reach their house. You need to increase…

How to Get a Bigger Rucksack in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

You can increase the capacity of your rucksack by buying a larger one from the supermarket. The medium rucksack costs 3000G, while the large rucksack costs 5000G. You can visit the supermarket between 9 AM and 5 PM to buy the rucksack upgrades. You can find it next to the clinic in the middle of…

How to Get Honey in Harvest Moon Back to Nature

You can get a jar of honey by collecting it from your farm’s beehive. The beehive will only appear on the apple tree once you’ve attracted bees to your farm. You can sell each jar of honey for 50g, but there is a way to increase its price. Attracting Bees to Your Farm Plant at…

How to Get Chocolate in Harvest Moon Back to Nature

You can only get chocolate as a gift from girls during the Winter Thanksgiving Festival on the 14th of Winter. You must not be married, and the girls should have at least a Purple Heart for them to give you gifts on this day. The Winter Thanksgiving Festival Every 14th of Winter, the girls from…

How to Get Married in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

To get married in Harvest Moon Back to Nature, you need to increase a girl’s affection to red, expand your house twice and buy the Blue Feather from the Supermarket before you can propose to the girl you like. Why You Should Get Married You need to have high percentage points by the start of…

How to Win the Horse Race in Harvest Moon Back to Nature

To win the Horse Race on the 18th of Spring, take care of your horse to raise its affection (heart level) and stamina. Your horse’s stamina level affects its performance during the race, so be sure to train it daily. Your horse will not be old enough to join the race in the first year….

How to Get All Recipes in Harvest Moon Back to Nature

There are a total of 64 recipes you can get in Harvest Moon Back to Nature. Cooking recipes are vital to completing the game because every eight recipes you cook for the first time will give 1% farm completion points. You can check how many recipes you’ve already found in the start menu. Cooking Requirements…

A Guide for Every Girl in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

This guide will cover information about the five girls that you can marry in Harvest Moon Back to Nature. Ann Ann is a bit of a tomboy and loves cooking and eating. She lives and works at the inn with her father, Doug. Her father accredits Ann’s tomboyish personality to the loss of her mother…

How to Upgrade Your House in Harvest Moon: Back to Nature

You can upgrade your house twice, but first you must upgrade your farm buildings. To unlock the first house expansion you must first upgrade your chicken coop. To unlock the second house expansion, you must upgrade your barn. Upgrading Farm Buildings Gotz at the Woodcutter’s House can help you upgrade your farm buildings. You can…