General Description[edit | edit source]
Herbicidal Soil is an Item that can be found within common locations, including choice enemy Camps, given by Spouses, and rarely as a reward from Seasonal Festivals. Upon being picked up, Weeds will no longer spawn on any broken up or tilled soil. This can be especially helpful on farming areas of an overall larger size. The effect does not apply to hard crust; any Weeds will continue to grow there as normal. Note that this Item does not cancel out the Soil pH Meter; the latter takes dominance over the former.
Comparison[edit | edit source]
Compared to other means of removing Weeds, Herbicidal Soil serves as one of the most direct and quickest means to do so, as it requires no action on the player's or other means' part to remove the Weeds. Because of this, other means of cutting Weeds on the player's soil will become strictly unnecessary, such as Herbicide and Weed Wacker. However, the downside to this Item does not make it superior in absolutely every regard to other methods of cutting Weeds, as they will still be able to spawn on hard crust. This can make this Item useless when dealing with Weeds towards the edges of the Farm. Due to this, the player will likely still want to retain other means of cutting Weeds. In addition, this Item is effectively rendered outclassed when compared to the Soil pH Meter, as all Weeds on the player's soil will always turn into profitable Flowers. This essentially means that the Soil pH Meter is capable of delivering the same job as Herbicidal Soil while also acting as a source of Cashews.