If you’ve ever tried gardening in real life then you’ll know that it’s an endeavour which can take a lot of time, no to mention patience.
Whether you’re trying to create life out of nothing in a dusty back yard, or you’re grappling with a nasty Japanese knotweed infestation then it’s likely you understand where I’m coming from.
Putting the legal consequences of having Japanese knotweed aside, gardening in the real world can cause all kinds of headaches that can easily turn a relaxing afternoon spent outside into a stressful way of spending an afternoon. Thankfully, no one’s forcing you into the garden any time soon, but if you have the desire to get your fingers green then you can always choose to play one of these wonderful gardening themed board games.
2-4 players – 45 min playing time – Ages 8+
William Grosselin’s family game puts players in the position of competing gardeners seeking to best each other at a competition. There are 14 different plants to nurture through a lifecycle and player have the option to use magic to gain the upper hand over their adversaries. Action points management and tactical play is the name of the game here in a board game which will test your logic skills.
3-6 players – 60 min playing time – Ages 8+
The Last Garden
2-4 players – 45 min playing time – Ages 13+
2-4 players – 25 min playing time – Ages 12+