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Gardening Mama flowering in May

Are plants as popular as food?

505 Games plans to release colourful DS game Gardening Mama here on 1st May.

It's made by the successful Cooking Mama team, but players swap wooden spoons for spades to tackle all sorts of green-fingered tasks: digging soil, planting seeds, harvesting crops. Perform well and objects are unlocked, offering the gardens all sorts of fruits and vegetables and ornamental decorations.

There are more than 28 plants to find and plenty of mini-games to best. There's wireless multiplayer for four friends, too.

Trudge over to our Gardening Mama gallery for some sickly-sweet screenshots.