Ancient Fertilizer

Adds ancient fertilizer, sourced from ancient stone in the underground, useful for farming flowers if you need dye for colored nodes, complements bonemeal.

Building Mapgen / Biomes / Decoration Plants and Farming Survival

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Ancient Fertilizer

In this mod, Ancient Stone, abundant in key nutrients like potassium, phosphorus, and calcium, is crushed and used to enrich the soil, leading to flowers, grass, mushroom and sapling duplication.

Created for minetest_game, with gameplay balance in mind. Added support for mineclone2.


  • Use Ancient Fertilizer to duplicate vegetation.
  • Explore the underground in search of Ancient Stone.
  • New dark stone type and cracked variations.
  • Simple and extensible.

Minetest Game

  • Ancient Stone appears at y = -255 (underground) and below.
  • Wild Cotton is now obtainable on survival.


  • Ancient Stone appears at y = 0 (sea level) and below.


  • Won't spawn patches of flora on soil.
  • Won't "grow" saplings or crops.
  • Good for farming flowers for dye.

Design Choices

  • Try to support plants from other mods without tweaks.
  • Animals such as corals shouldn't be duplicated.



Do you recommend this mod?

  • It's cool to see my textures being used

    I had actually hoped people could and would adapt my textures eventually. And, well, someone did! Also, interesting use of the glass batch texture. It is a simple mod, very basic, but it works. My only request is maybe bring back the cracked brick?