Planted: A Game of Nature & Nurture

Planted: A Game of Nature & Nurture

Board Game
2-5 Players
About 30 Minutes
Grade 2 and Up
Game Schooler Recommendation

Planted: A Game of Nature & Nurture from Phil-Walker Harding cleverly combines drafting with resource management. Players must draft tool cards and resources to care for their plants. This game provides opportunities to think tactically, make decisions, and observe what your opponents are doing. Planted: A Game of Nature & Nurture is a great gameschooling pick because it incorporates real-world plants, simple concepts, and an easy-to-score end-game.

Game Overview

In this game of nature & nurture, make your house beautiful by caring for your very own collection of houseplants! In this easy-to-learn board game, collect your favorite plants and they try to feed them every round with the right combination of light, water, and plant food.
Planted features 42 varieties of popular and exotic houseplants, each with their own requirements to grow. Discover various planting tools and decorations to help you raise beautiful, thriving plants, and score bonus points. The player, or plant parent, that ends up scoring the most points from growing their plants is declared the game’s biggest green thumb - and winner!

  • Logistics Logistics
    Allows players to manage production flow between the point of origin and consumption.
  • Tactical Thinking Tactical Thinking
    Challenges players to make decisions based on currently available information.
  • Comprehension Comprehension
    Requires players to perceive and understand concepts, ideas, and functions.
  • Decision Making Decision Making
    Allows players to make decisions based on currently or previously available information.
  • Observation Observation
    Rewards careful watching with attention to details and behaviors in order to understand or arrive at a judgement.
  • Resource Management Resource Management
    Boosts a player’s capacity to efficiently and effectively oversee available assets.
  • Time Management Time Management
    Improves a player’s ability to organize and plan how long they spend on specific activities.
Game Details
  • Type: Family Game
  • Category: Board Game
  • Designer(s): Phil Walker-Harding
  • Published: 2022
  • Game Length: About 30 Minutes
  • Players: 2-5 Players
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