Yeah so for speed harvesting you need a diamond shovel / diamond hammer two hits soil - two hits gleam, jump to next grave. + Aggro reduction to avoid most mobs. Growth also can drop shimmering orbs as a rare drop if you have the luck stat fairly high, it can be worth picking up one or two for crafting.
Never heard of any of these planets
wooooooaaaaah, the dead planets have risen again to eat our brainz!
this is the issue with not archiving the old posts. . people are going to confuse the old and new universe mechanics and locations.