Product: The Sims 4
Which language are you playing the game in? English
How often does the bug occur? Often (50% - 99%)
What is your current game version number? 220.127.116.110
What expansions, game packs, and stuff packs do you have installed? Seasons, City Living, Vampires, Dine Out, Bowling Night Stuff
Steps: How can we find the bug ourselves? Weeding/watering/spraying bugs in large area after telling high-level gardening sim to "tend garden". The bug does not occur if "garden does not need tending".
What happens when the bug occurs? Half of plants (does not matter if in-ground, in planter box, or indoors) will turn into a patch of dirt.
What do you expect to see? Sim will "tend garden" and successfully complete the task that appears. Plants will not reset to patches of dirt.
Have you installed any customization with the game, e.g. Custom Content or Mods? Never used.
Did this issue appear after a specific patch or change you made to your system? No
This may be a similar (or the same) bug as the one discussed here.