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Garden of Tranquillity (#86)
Garden of Tranquillity
Members only? Yes
Release date 30 August 2005 (Update)
Quest series None
Official difficulty Intermediate
Developer Martin B
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Start point Quest point icon Speak to Ellamaria in the garden of Varrock Palace.
Official difficulty Intermediate
Description 'Queen of Varrock seeks experienced gardener to help construct a garden of peace and serenity as surprise for husband.

Only serious Farmers need apply. Peasants welcome (although not that welcome). Tools not supplied.

Please note: under no circumstances are the contents of this message to be disclosed to Rollie – um, one means King Roald.'

Length Long (Must wait for several crops to grow)
Items required


Enemies to defeat None


Starting outEdit

  • Talk to Ellamaria at the garden east of Varrock palace. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to Ellamaria again to obtain the trolley. (Chat 1)
  • Talk to the Wise Old Man in Draynor Village with the ring of charos. (Chat 1)
  • Quiz answers:
    • Show them a range of colours so that they can come to a compromise.
    • Take his generous gift even though you have no need for it.
    • It's absolutely, unquestionably the most interesting thing I've ever done!
    • Put on the silly helmet and jump into the cannon.
    • You of course Pkmaster0036, no one could ever challenge your greatness!
    • Ask me nicely and I might consider it.
    • No, especially not that wise old man, who doesn't look at all suspicious.

Gathering seedsEdit

  • See to the survival of your crops as you see fit.
  • Always have on you: A rake, seed dibber, spade, secateurs, watering can, gardening trowel, and ring of charos(a).
  • Equip the ring of charos(a).

Elstan south of FaladorEdit

Item required: a marigold seed

  • Talk to Elstan. (Chat 123221)
  • Grow marigolds in the patch.
  • Once grown, give them to Elstan for the delphinium seeds

Lyra north-west of Port PhasmatysEdit

Items required: 3-6 onion seeds

  • Talk to Lyra. (Chat 122222221)
  • Grow onions (both patches reduce chance of failure).
  • Once grown, talk to Lyra for the orchid seeds. (Chat 1)

Kragen north of ArdougneEdit

Items required: 3-6 cabbage seeds

  • Talk to Kragen. (Chat 1222221)
  • Grow cabbages (both patches reduce chance of failure).
  • Once grown, talk to Kragen for the snowdrop seeds. (Chat 1)

Dantaera in CatherbyEdit

Item required: secateurs, Gardening trowel, a filled plant pot (can be bought from the nearby store), a filled watering can

  • Talk to Dantaera. (Chat 1222)
  • Travel to Ice Mountain, next to Edgeville Monastery.
  • Use secateurs on the White Tree located on the northern part of the Ice Mountain.
  • Put the White Tree Shoot in your plant pot and water it.

Brother Althric at the Edgeville monasteryEdit

Item required: a fishing rod

  • Talk to Brother Althric. (Chat 2)
  • Run over to Edgeville and throw the ring of charos(a) down the well, then go and pick 4 seeds from the red, pink, and white roses from the monastery.
  • Retrieve your ring with a fishing rod or return to Fenkenstrain's Castle if you destroyed it.

Bernald behind the Burthorpe pubEdit

Items required: a rune/pure essence, a hammer, 2 plant cures, a pestle and mortar and Ring of charos (a).

  • Talk to Bernald, while wearing ring of charos(a). (Chat 21)
  • Use 1 plant cure on the vines.
  • Talk to Bernald again.
  • Talk to Alain by the Taverley tree patch. (Chat 11)
  • Crush rune/pure essence with a hammer then grind the shards with a pestle and mortar.
  • Add this to the other plant cure and use it on the vines.
  • Talk to Bernald to get the vine seeds.

Returning to planted crops Edit

  • Return to Elstan south of Falador, Lyra north-west of Port Phasmatys and Kragen north of Ardougne once your crops have grown.

Lumbridge Castle Edit

  • Use the trolley on the statue of a king.
  • Push (or big push) the trolley east over the bridge then place it on the northern plinth in the garden.

Falador Square Edit

  • Use the trolley on the statue.
  • Push the trolley north through the gate then place it on the southern plinth in the garden.


Items required: 2 buckets of compost or supercompost, a seed dibber, a rake, a spade, and Ring of charos (a).

  • Return to Ellamaria’s garden.
  • Fill the 2 plant pots with compost.
  • Plant everything. They take 10–15 minutes to grow and cannot die. (Make sure your White Tree Shoot is watered otherwise it won't work when you try to plant it.)
  • Talk to Ellamaria.
  • Talk to King Roald. (Chat 122)
    • Make sure you have the Ring of charos (a) equipped when talking to King Roald or he will not follow you.
  • Watch the cutscene.

Quest complete!


Garden of Tranquillity reward scroll

Required for completingEdit