Gardening Tools Vocabulary in English | “In the Garden” Vocabulary

A gardening tool is any one of many tools made for gardens and gardening and overlaps with the range of tools made for agriculture and horticulture. Garden tools can also be hand tools and power tools.

List of Gardening Tools


The grass is greener on the other side.


The water drained out of the flowerpot through the hole in the bottom.


The dog made a leap over the fence.

Flower bed

The window looked out on a flower bed.


Be careful with that sharp axe.

Gardening gloves

I put on my gardening gloves and dig in the soil.


In the spring I use the rake to make a good seed bed.

Hedge shears

He decorated the tree with a hedge shears.

Gardening fork

Gardening fork is used for loosening, lifting and turning over soil in gardening and farming.


The gardener began to heap up the fallen leaves.

Wheelie bin (U.K) – recycling bin (U.S)

We put our wheelie bin/ recycling bin out to be emptied every Thursday morning.

Garden hose

I ran for the garden hose and filled the watering can.


He wiped his boots dry with an old rag.

Watering can

I dilute the fertilizer in my watering can and sprinkle it over plants and soil.

Plant pot

Let’s make a hole in the bottom of each plant pot to let the water drain out.


He was working with a pick and shovel.

Pruners/pruning shears

An old gardener was upon the lawn, with a pair of pruners/ pruning shears, looking after some bushes.

Pruning saw

He had a chain saw and loppers. I brought along gloves and a curved pruning saw.


There was a tap at the door.

Garden trowel

Construction of a mound fire can be accomplished by using simple tools: a garden trowel, large stuff sack and a ground cloth or plastic garbage bag.


The seeds will sprout in a few days.

Lawn mower

We need a lawn mower to cut the grass.


If we fill the wheelbarrow with sand in the pit, it’s too heavy to lift out.


The organic fertilizer shall keep the soil in good heart.

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6 responses on "Gardening Tools Vocabulary in English | "In the Garden" Vocabulary"

  1. This is really great. It really helps my students.

  2. Awesome resource and infographics – this way is easier and way more fun for kids to understand some things about the garden!! Thanks!

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