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Home and Garden - Gardening

Here you will learn some English words related to gardening such as "fertilizer", ""rake, and "shovel".

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Words Related to Home and Garden
allotment

a small rentable plot of land that can be used for growing flowers, vegetables, etc.

[noun]
fertilizer

a chemical or natural material that is added to the soil to improve its productivity and help plants grow

[noun]
ax

a tool with a long wooden handle attached to a heavy steel or iron blade, primarily used for chopping wood and cutting down trees

[noun]
growbag

a big plastic bag containing fertilized soil that can be used for growing plants or fruits, such as vegetables or tomatoes

[noun]
cane

a long and thin stick made of the hard and hollow stem of plants such as bamboo, used for keeping garden plants in place

[noun]
fork

a gardening tool with a handle and three or four sharp points, used for digging or moving hay

[noun]
hedge trimmer

an electronic piece of equipment that closely resembles a chainsaw and is capable of cutting and trimming hedges in a garden

[noun]
hoe

a gardening tool with a thin metal blade attached to a long handle, used for cultivating and breaking up the surface of the ground, as well as removing weeds

[noun]
manure

solid waste from animals spread on a piece of land to help plants and crops grow healthier and stronger

[noun]
weed

any wild and unwanted plant that may harm the process of growth in a farm or garden

[noun]
rake

a gardening tool with metal teeth attached to a long wooden handle, primarily used for gathering dead leaves or marking a spot on the ground

[noun]
mulch

a protective layer of decaying leaves or compost that is spread over or around a plant to improve the quality of the soil, stop weeds from growing, or to provide protection for the plant's base and its roots

[noun]
shovel

a tool that has a long handle with a broad curved metal end, used for moving snow, soil, etc.

[noun]
lawnmower

a gardening machine equipped with a rotating blade that is designed to cut the grass on lawns

[noun]
peat

a brownish substance, often found under the ground or in regions with wet climate, formed by plants dying and becoming buried, that once added to the soil, can enhance its quality and help plants grow faster

[noun]
compost

decayed leaves, plants, or other organic waste turned into a mixture that can improve the soil's quality and productivity once added to it

[noun]
pruning shears

a type of scissors used for trimming and pruning plants, featuring a sharp blade and spring mechanism for cutting through stems and branches

[noun]
rodenticide

a pesticide used to control and kill rodents, such as rats and mice, and can come in the form of baits, traps, or poisons

[noun]
garden glove

a protective glove worn during gardening or yard work to prevent cuts and scratches and provide a better grip while handling tools and plants

[noun]
pesticide sprayer

a device used to apply pesticides or other chemicals to plants or surfaces to control or eliminate pests or diseases

[noun]
garden edger

a tool used for creating defined edges along garden beds, walkways, and other landscaped areas

[noun]
seed

a small living part of a plant that when put in the ground, grows into a new one

[noun]
garden weeder

a tool used to remove weeds and other unwanted plants from gardens and flower beds

[noun]
hand cultivator

a small hand-held gardening tool used for loosening soil, removing weeds, and cultivating around plants in tight spaces

[noun]
spade

a sturdy gardening tool with a four-sided metal blade attached to a long handle, which people use to move earth

[noun]
patch

a small plot of land that is used for growing a particular type of crops or plants

[noun]
wheelbarrow

an object with two handles and one wheel, used for carrying things

[noun]
garden sprayer

a tool used to apply liquid fertilizers, herbicides, pesticides, and other solutions to plants and garden beds

[noun]
insecticide

a chemical substance or agent that is used to kill or control insects that can cause harm to humans, crops, animals, and structures

[noun]
Strimmer

an electrical, handheld gardening tool for cutting grass or weed, used as an alternative for larger machines, such as lawnmower

[noun]
bulb planter

a tool used for planting bulbs, such as tulips, daffodils, and other spring-flowering bulbs

[noun]
landscaping

the process of modifying the visible features of an area of land, such as adding plants, changing the terrain, or constructing structures, to improve its aesthetic appeal or make it more functional

[noun]
seedbed

a area of ground that provides the essential needs for seeds to grow and develop into young plants before they are moved to another place

[noun]
fogger

a tool that sprays a fine mist of chemicals to control pests and insects

[noun]
leaf blower

a motorized gardening tool with a high-speed air nozzle used for blowing leaves and debris off lawns and other surfaces

[noun]
garden knife

a hand-held cutting and pruning tool used for gardening tasks such as digging, cutting, and pruning

[noun]
to compost

to make decayed leaves, plants, or other organic waste into a mixture that can improve the soil's quality to help plants grow more quickly

[Verb]
to cut back

to cut off the top parts of a tree, bush, or other plant to either reduce their size or help them grow

[Verb]
to cut down

to cut through something at its base in order to make it fall

[Verb]
to dig

to remove earth or another substance using a tool, machine, or hands

[Verb]
to garden

to cultivate and nurture plants in an outdoor space, either as a job or hobby

[Verb]
to graft

to cut and join a piece of a living plant to another plant so that it can continue growing from there

[Verb]
to grow

to cause a plant to develop and give fruit or flowers

[Verb]
to hoe

to break up the surface of the ground, remove weeds, etc. using a gardening tool with a thin metal blade attached to a long handle

[Verb]
to manure

to apply solid waste from animals or plants to a piece of land in order to enhance the quality of its soil and help plants grow ever more quickly

[Verb]
to plant

to put a seed, plant, etc. in the ground to grow

[Verb]
to pot

to place a plant in a container, made of plastic or clay, filled with fertilized soil

[Verb]
to rake

to make a ground surface become level or smooth, using a special gardening tool

[Verb]
to mow

to cut grass, wheat, etc. with a gardening machine or handheld tools, such as a scythe

[Verb]
to mulch

to cover the soil around plants with a layer of material like wood chips or leaves to retain moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature

[Verb]
to shovel

to use a rounded blade attached to a long handle to dig or move earth

[Verb]
to sow

to plant seeds in the earth or scatter them over the ground

[Verb]
to transplant

to remove a plant from its original place and replant it somewhere else

[Verb]
to water

to pour water on the ground to make plants grow in it

[Verb]
to seed

to spread small plant parts over soil to start their growth

[Verb]
pole pruner

a long pole with a cutting blade or saw at the end, used for trimming high branches or foliage

[noun]
square point shovel

a flat, rectangular blade with a sharp edge, used for cutting through roots, edging, and digging in hard or compacted soil

[noun]
round point shovel

a rounded blade, used for digging and moving loose materials like soil, gravel, and sand

[noun]
in leaf

used to refer to a plant or tree that is currently producing new foliage

[phrase]
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