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Flower Garden

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Also known as The Garden or Bouquet.

 

Flower Garden Layout

 

Layout

 

Thirty-six cards dealt to six tableau piles spread downward.
A "bouquet" (or reserve) of sixteen cards at the left of the tableau.

 

Play

 

The top cards of the tableau piles are available for play on foundations or other tableau piles.
Only one card at a time may be moved.
Build tableau piles down in value (any suit).
A space made by clearing a tableau pile may be filled by any available card from the tableau or the bouquet.
Any cards from the bouquet may be played to the tableau or a foundation at any time.

 

Foundations

 

Move the four Aces to the row above the tableau as they are made available.
Build the foundations in ascending suit sequence from Ace to King.

 

To Win

 

Move all the cards to the foundations.

 

Tips: It may not always be advantageous to move cards from the bouquet to the tableau. Work to release low-valued cards if buried in the tableau under higher-valued cards of the same suit. Open spaces are a mixed blessing as working to obtain an open space can bury lower-valued cards in other piles.

 

Scoring: One point for each card moved to a foundation. Maximum score is 52.

 

Chance of Winning:  1 in 3 games.