Gardening Mama (Nintendo DS) - Overview

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Review Scores

VGChartz Score

Presentation - 5.5
Gameplay - 3.0
Value - 6.5



Alternative Names



Taito Corporation



Release Dates

03/31/09 Majesco
03/19/09 Taito
05/01/09 505 Games

Community Stats

Owners: 5
Tracked: 0
Wishlist: 0
Now Playing: 0


Cooking Mama’s stepped out of her kitchen and into the backyard for some gardening fun with Mother Nature! Join Mama from the award-winning, multi-million selling Cooking Mama franchise as she grows, harvests and enjoys a huge variety of fruits, vegetables and flowers in the first ever gardening game.


  • Everyone’s favorite Mama from the best-selling Cooking Mama series stars in the brand’s first offshoot and the first ever gardening game on Nintendo DS
  • Gameplay in Gardening Mama is very similar to Cooking Mama gameplay-use the stylus as your master garden tool to nuture 35 different flowers, fruit trees and vegetables. Plant, water, fertilize, prune, eliminate pests and then harvest what you’ve grown!
  • Growing live products means that you may experience unexpected results based on your care—flowers can bloom different colors, fruit trees can grow different fruits, etc.
  • Multiple modes of play include:
    • Let’s Get Growing!—Grow a variety of flowers, fruits and vegetables in your various gardens. Manage your gardens as they seed, bloom, bear fruit and mature.
    • Decorate the Garden!—Decorate your flower garden with various fences, pots, flowers and more by earning bonuses to unlock new decorations.
    • Make it Fancy! —Dress up Mama by changing her outfits, glasses, hair and accessories with unlocked bonuses.
    • Cute Treasure Chest—Keep the products you’ve made from your garden and trade those creations with friends online.
    • Let’s Play Together—Compete against up to four friends online to harvest fruits and vegetables. The winner harvests the most!

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Sales History

Total Sales
1 2,400 n/a n/a 2,400
2 1,423 n/a n/a 1,423
3 972 8,694 n/a 1,646 11,312
4 813 11,268 n/a 2,129 14,210
5 778 14,105 n/a 2,663 17,546
6 674 16,386 n/a 3,092 20,152
7 557 19,825 3,513 4,351 28,246
8 442 22,385 9,448 5,866 38,141
9 389 22,224 8,250 5,626 36,489
10 319 20,471 7,201 5,113 33,104

Opinion (9)

thewastedyouth posted 05/01/2013, 01:42
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I LOVE GIGGS posted 27/06/2009, 09:33
This game is going to sell a million!
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elzumo posted 11/05/2009, 09:42
Looks like it took a few weeks for the fans to realize a new one was out...lol.
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teknohick posted 10/04/2009, 08:13
will be interesting to see if it has any legs compared to the cooking games

my friend loves the mama games so i usually pick it up to play it with her :3 gardening mama is fun enough xD
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Kenology posted 10/04/2009, 01:42
@nordlead: Car mechanic mama actually sounds pretty good! I'd actually check that out if it existed!
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Trent posted 31/03/2009, 06:08
this isnt really a game
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