Confused about Paddy crops?

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3 years ago#1
This is my first Harvest Moon, so maybe I'm overlooking something obvious, but I built some paddys and filled them with water. I bought some rice from Hana but it won't let me plant the rice. What am I doing wrong? I also can't seem to buy anything else for the Paddy but I'm already in my first winter and I unlocked the paddies quite a while ago...
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3 years ago#2
Did you hoe them?
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3 years ago#3
First you tilt the soil with the hoe, fill up the field with water and then you can plant.
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3 years ago#4
Koi_Tenchi posted...
This is my first Harvest Moon, so maybe I'm overlooking something obvious, but I built some paddys and filled them with water. I bought some rice from Hana but it won't let me plant the rice. What am I doing wrong? I also can't seem to buy anything else for the Paddy but I'm already in my first winter and I unlocked the paddies quite a while ago...


That's why.
Rice can only be sown in Spring, and reaped in Fall.
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3 years ago#5
OniNoMeKyo posted...
Koi_Tenchi posted...
This is my first Harvest Moon, so maybe I'm overlooking something obvious, but I built some paddys and filled them with water. I bought some rice from Hana but it won't let me plant the rice. What am I doing wrong? I also can't seem to buy anything else for the Paddy but I'm already in my first winter and I unlocked the paddies quite a while ago...


That's why.
Rice can only be sown in Spring, and reaped in Fall.


Oh alright, I guess that makes sense....

And is it the actual "Rice" I buy from Hana, or is there some type of "race seed"'? I was a little unsure since the little picture for the rice was different than anything else that I plant, but maybe that's just the case with paddy crops...?
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3 years ago#6
Koi_Tenchi posted...
Oh alright, I guess that makes sense....
And is it the actual "Rice" I buy from Hana, or is there some type of "race seed"'? I was a little unsure since the little picture for the rice was different than anything else that I plant, but maybe that's just the case with paddy crops...?

"Rice" is used to cook. You can buy "Rice Seedlings" to grow your own, higher quality rice. The only thing is that you need the Maker Shed in order to turn it into cookable rice, and you only get 1 Rice per harvest.
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3 years ago#7
In the meantime, you can grow lotus roots or lotus seedlings through winter until you can plant rice. Also you can get some wasabi seedlings from the guy in Sakura Land.
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3 years ago#8
crystalsouls posted...
In the meantime, you can grow lotus roots or lotus seedlings through winter until you can plant rice. Also you can get some wasabi seedlings from the guy in Sakura Land.


Ah thank you!

That's what I'm going to do now then.
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