Illustrated Garden/Backyard Vocabulary
Twenty common words used to describe items in the backyard or garden. You can download this image as an A4/A3 wall poster from our free ESL posters page.
Vocabulary in contextBelow, you see the words used in example sentences
- axe: I used my axe to chop some wood for the fire.
- bucket: We filled the bucket with water.
- bush: There is a beautiful bush growing in my garden.
- fertilizer: We mix fertilizer into the soil to help the plants grow.
- flowerbed: There are many flowers growing in the flowerbed.
- flowerpot: There is a plant growing in the flowerpot.
- garden fork: I used the garden fork to mix the fertilzer into the soil.
- grass shears: I picked up the grass shears and started cutting the grass.
- hod: I picked some beans and put them in my hod.
- hosepipe: Alice turned on the hosepipe and started watering the grass.
- rake: I use my rake to collect the autumn leaves.
- shed: We have lots of tools in our shed.
- soil: I planted some seeds in the soil.
- spade: Sam used the spade to dig a large hole.
- tree: There’s a large apple tree in our garden.
- trowel: I picked up the trowel and started to dig.
- vegetable plot: We have carrots and potatoes growing in our vegetable plot.
- watering can, watering pot: Peter watered his roses with a watering can.
- weed: There are too many weeds growing in our garden.
- wheelbarrow: Jim pushed the wheelbarrow full of soil across the garden.