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Parts of a plant and Gardening Tools in Italian

Parts of a plant and Gardening Tools in Italian

One of the “most” common topics in Italian A1 is learning the vocabulary necessary to describe your day to day life, to describe what you ate, what you did, what your passions and interests are and what you do. This will involve plants or something related to plants somehow. For this, you need to memorize the list of parts of a plant in Italian and also the list of gardening tools in Italian. For a simple example, you would have to say which vegetable you like, buy flowers for a lover, fruits for your child and so on.

Garden in Italian
Garden in Italian

With the example above, you can easily see that parts of a plant are not just root / stem / leaf but the entire list. We have already covered list of fruits, berries and nuts in one post and vegetables in another post. In this post, we will be learning about a comprehensive list of parts of a plant in Italian with tons and tons of examples

A few simple examples for its importance: You’re going to meet your girlfriend and you need to buy “FLOWERS”. That is a part of a plant right there. Where do you find the “FRUITS” and “VEGETABLES” in a supermarket? In the autumn, the “LEAVES” fall down and people like to describe them as beautifully as possible.

You can see that learning this vocabulary words in any language is crucial to a well-rounded vocabulary and is also absolutely fundamental for sentence building. While some basic vocabulary such as leaves and vegetables can be memorized in beginning, specific words are crucial to communicating or diving into discussions. These holes need to be identified and filled during intermediate stages.

Let us go through the list of parts of a plant in Italian and a few example sentences for the same. But before that let us start with the absolute fundamental… what is the word for Plants in Italian.


  1. Trees and Plants in Italian
  2. List of parts of plant in Italian
  3. Types of plants in Italian
  4. List of Gardening Tools in Italian
  5. Gardening Verbs in Italian
  6. Barbeque in Italian


Italian wordlists to consider

List of Professions in Italian
Universe, Galaxy, Asteroids and Meteors in Italian
List for Birds in Italian
Insects in Italian
Parts of the house and rooms of the house in Italian
Vocabulary list of 50+ fruits in Italian
List of tools in Italian

Trees and Plants in Italian

How do you say Trees in Italian? How do you say Plants in Italian?
How do you say Trees in Italian? How do you say Plants in Italian?
  • SINGULAR: The Italian translation for “The plant” is “la pianta”
    • EXAMPLE: “I like the plant.” à Mi piace la pianta.
  • PLURAL: The Italian word for “The Plants” is “Le piante”
    • EXAMPLE: “The cow ate the plants.” à La mucca ha mangiato le piante.
  • SINGULAR: The Italian translation for “The tree” is “L’albero”
    • EXAMPLE: “The tree is huge.” à L’albero è enorme.
  • PLURAL: The Italian word for “The trees” is “Gli alberi”
    • EXAMPLE: “The dinosaur ate the trees.” à Il dinosauro ha mangiato gli alberi.


Parts of a plant in Italian

Who doesn’t like gardening or just to look at gardens? When we were children, we studied botany and parts of a plant were one of the most fundamental lessons that we learnt as a part of botany. Similarly when we study Italian, we have to memorize and learn the parts of a plant in your quest to master the Italian basic vocabulary list.

List of parts of a plant in Italian
List of parts of a plant in Italian

One of the “most” important topics in Italian A1 is learning the vocabulary is parts of a plant in Italian. A few examples of when you need to understand parts of a plant in Italian.

  1. In autumn, the leaves will fall.
  2. The tree trunk is useful.
  3. The flowers are beautiful

Let us go through the Italian vocabulary for the parts of a plant in Italian with a few example sentences for the same. Remember, the parts of a plant in Italian is a list you have to memorize for life and would be super critical when you take your A1 test so make sure that you get it 100% done!

ENGLISHITALIAN PLANTEnglish SentenceItalian Sentence
The branchIl ramoWe need to burn the branches of the tree.Dobbiamo bruciare i rami dell’albero.
The tree trunkIl tronco d’alberoThe carpenter made a table with the tree trunk.Il falegname fece un tavolo con il tronco d’albero.
The leafLa fogliaThe tea leaves must be dried.Le foglie di tè devono essere asciugate.
The fruitIl fruttoFruits are tasty.I frutti sono gustosi.
The vegetableLa verduraMy dog hates vegetables.Il mio cane odia le verdure.
The rootLa radiceThe potato is a rootLa patata è una radice
the tree barkla corteccia dell’alberoThe cow ate the tree bark.La mucca ha mangiato la corteccia dell’albero.
the seedil semeThe seeds are small but the tree is large.I semi sono piccoli ma l’albero è grande.
the bushil cespuglioThere is a small bush near my house.C’è un piccolo cespuglio vicino a casa mia.
the thornla spinaCactus have thorns.Il cactus ha le spine.
the stem of the flowerlo stelo del fioreThe stem of the flower is very strong.Lo stelo del fiore è molto forte.
the plantla piñataThe plant has 2 leaves and one flower.La pianta ha 2 foglie e un fiore.
The seedIl semeThe farmer purchased some seeds.Il contadino ha acquistato dei semi.


Name and types of plants in Italian

You need to be more generic in cases when talking to acquaintances. However there comes a time when you need to be very specific when talking to friends and you have to deep dive into many a topic. You can’t say ROSE TREE and COCONUT PLANT. The rose is a bush while a small plant is a sapling. You can learn the complete vocabulary list of types of plants in Italian. This will prove as an important addition to you vocabulary list of plants in Italian.

Name and types of plants in Italian
Name and types of plants in Italian
ENGLISHITALIAN PLANTSEnglish SentenceItalian Sentence
the seedIl semeThe seeds are small but the tree is large.I semi sono piccoli ma l’albero è grande.
Germinate (OR) SproutedGerminareThe seeds germinated.I semi sono germogliati.
ShrubL’arbustoThe hedgehog lives in the shrubs.Il riccio vive tra gli arbusti.
PlantLa piñataThe plant is green.La pianta è verde.
TreeL’alberoWoodpeckers and owls live in trees.Picchi e gufi vivono sugli alberi.
SproutIl germoglioMy seeds have sprouted and there are many sprouts.I miei semi sono germogliati e ci sono molti germogli.
SeedlingsLe piantineA musician sings to the seedlings.Un musicista canta alle piantine.
The creeper plantLa pianta rampicantePumpkin is a creeper plant.La zucca è una pianta rampicante.
The climber plantLa pianta rampicanteBeans are climber plants.I fagioli sono piante rampicanti.
The ShrubL’arbustoThe palace gardens has many shrubs.I giardini del palazzo hanno molti arbusti.
The HerbL’erbaThe herb is a type of plant.L’erba è un tipo di pianta.
Aquatic plantsPiante acquaticheYou must buy Aquatic plants for your aquarium.Devi acquistare piante acquatiche per il tuo acquario.
Floating PlantsPiante galleggiantiLilies and Lotuses are floating plantsGigli e fiori di loto sono piante galleggianti


Gardening in Italian

Italian people love gardening. Many Italian people spend hours on end tending to their gardens. Balconies in houses are usually filled with lots of potted plants. It is very common to find pots inside one’s home filled with beautiful plants. Suffice to say, you can find loads of gardening tools in every house.

Gardening in Italian
Gardening in Italian

In this section, we will be learning about the list of all gardening tools in Italian with a couple of examples thrown in.

ENGLISHITALIAN GARDENEnglish SentenceItalian Sentence
The vegetable plotL’ortoThe vegetable plot is in Paris.L’orto è a Parigi.
The rock gardenIl giardino rocciosoThere is a rock garden in Singapore.C’è un giardino roccioso a Singapore.
The botanical gardenIl giardino botanicoThe botanical garden has more than ten thousand flowers.L’orto botanico conta più di diecimila fiori.
The flower gardenIl giardino fioritoThe flower garden is gorgeous.Il giardino fiorito è stupendo.
The ornamental gardenIl giardino ornamentaleThe Chinese ornamental garden has many buildings.Il giardino ornamentale cinese ha molti edifici.
The roof gardenIl giardino pensileThe roof garden is above a bar.Il giardino pensile è sopra un bar.
The lawnIl pratoThe Lawnmower is near the lawn.Il tosaerba è vicino al prato.
The flower bedL’aiuolaThe flower bed has many worms.L’aiuola ha molti vermi.
The earthLa terraEarth is so beautiful.La terra è così bella.
The flowerIl fioreShe searches for flowers and rainbows.Cerca fiori e arcobaleni.
The shrubL’arbustoI have a few shrubs in my garden.Ho alcuni arbusti nel mio giardino.

Gardening related Verbs in Italian

Now that we have established that Italian people love gardening, do you know that gardening does not simply mean throwing seeds into the soil? There are many activities around the act of gardening which is why I said early on that Italian people love (and also need) to spend hours tending to their gardens.

In this section, we will be learning about the list of all Gardening verbs in Italian with a lot of examples thrown in.

ENGLISHITALIAN GARDENEnglish SentenceItalian Sentence
cultivatecoltivareThe gardener cultivated the garden.Il giardiniere coltivava l’orto.
to prunepotarePrune the bushes and I will give you three dollars.Pota i cespugli e ti darò tre dollari.
to mowfalciareThe young boy mowed the lawn.Il ragazzo ha falciato il prato.
to digscavareThe man dug a small grave for his dog.L’uomo ha scavato una piccola fossa per il suo cane.
to weeddiserbareCan you weed the lawn today?Puoi diserbare il prato oggi?
to water the plantsAnnaffiare le piantePlease water the plants once a week.Si prega di innaffiare le piante una volta alla settimana.
to sunbathea prendere il soleThe rich woman sunbathes in Italy every year.La donna ricca prende il sole in Italia ogni anno.
to gossipspettegolareMy wife loves to gossip.Mia moglie ama spettegolare.


List of Gardening tools in Italian

We have now learnt about the different types of gardens and the gardening verbs in Italian. So you know what garden you want and what you need to do. The next point is what do you need to do it. There are many gardening tools which you need to do gardening. Simply put, you cannot use a rake to trim a bush.

In this section, we will be learning about the list of all Gardening Tools in Italian with a lot of examples thrown in.

ENGLISHITALIAN GARDENEnglish SentenceItalian Sentence
The garden toolsGli attrezzi da giardinoThese garden tools are expensive.Questi attrezzi da giardino sono costosi.
The lawnmowerIl tosaerbaThe Lawnmower is red in color.Il tosaerba è di colore rosso.
The Hedge cutterIl tagliasiepiThe hedge cutter broke yesterday.Il tagliasiepi si è rotto ieri.
The hedge shearsLe cesoie per siepiDo you want the hedge shears?Vuoi le cesoie per siepi?
The hoeLa zappaThe cow pulled the hoe.La mucca tirò la zappa.
The rakeIl rastrelloI gave the rake to my daughter.Ho dato il rastrello a mia figlia.
The spadeLa vangaThe gardener says that the spade is the most important tool.Il giardiniere dice che la vanga è lo strumento più importante.
The trowelLa cazzuolaCan we push the trowel?Possiamo spingere la cazzuola?
The compostIl compostThere is compost in the garden.C’è del compost in giardino.
The compost binLa compostiera / Il bidone del compost The compost bin has fifty kilos of compost. Il bidone del compost ha cinquanta chili di compost.
The wheelbarrowLa carriolaThere wheelbarrow is not clean.La carriola non è pulita.
The sprinklerL’irrigatoreThe lawn sprinkler is broken.L’irrigatore del prato è rotto.
The watering canL’annaffiatoioThe watering can is quite large.L’annaffiatoio è abbastanza grande.
The Hose pipeIl tubo flessibileThe fireman and the gardener use a hose pipe.Il pompiere e il giardiniere usano un tubo flessibile.


Barbeque in Italian

Another thing you need to know about Italian people is that they love to go out in fine weather. And by going out, it does not mean going out hiking or scuba diving or mountaineering. Sure those can be done once a week or a few times a month. But what about on those pesky weekdays when you have to work or what about on the second day of weekend after you’ve done a massive hike.

vocabulary for Barbeque in Italian?
vocabulary for Barbeque in Italian?

Italian people loooooove a good barbeque. You would be hard pressed to find a Italian household without a barbeque in their house. Firing a Barbeque is so common on a sunny day across Italy. In this section, we will be learning about the list of a few Barbeque terms in Italian with some examples.

ENGLISHITALIAN GARDENEnglish SentenceItalian Sentence
The barbecueIl barbecueI purchased a new barbecue for a hundred euros.Ho acquistato un barbecue nuovo per cento euro.
The charcoalIl carboneCharcoal is black.Il carbone è nero.
The briquettesI bricchettiThe shopkeeper asked me to buy briquettes.Il negoziante mi ha chiesto di comprare i bricchetti.
The skewerLo spiedoThe fisherman threw the skewer into the river.Il pescatore gettò lo spiedo nel fiume.


Vocabulary Gardening in Italian

All good things must come to an end 🙂

ENGLISHITALIAN GARDENEnglish SentenceItalian Sentence
The shedIl capannoneMy gardener lives in the shed.Il mio giardiniere vive nel capannone.
The garden furnitureI mobili da giardinoShe loved the garden furniture more than the garden.Amava i mobili da giardino più del giardino.
The garden chairLa sedia da giardinoThe garden chair is rusted.La sedia da giardino è arrugginita.
The folding chairLa sedia pieghevoleDo you have a few folding chairs?Hai delle sedie pieghevoli?
The child’s swingL’altalena del bambinoI sat on the child’s swing and it broke.Mi sono seduto sull’altalena del bambino e si è rotto.
The summer houseLa casa estivaThe rich man has two summer houses in Italy.Il ricco ha due case estive in Italia.
The pondLo stagnoThere are aquatic plants in the pond.Ci sono piante acquatiche nello stagno.


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