Specific technical terms regarding garden care:
Breeding or Training
Prune the trees to create a firm, robust and regular-shaped crown of the plant.
Eliminate the overhead of fruit production on the plant to increase the quality of the product.
Cutting broken or sick branches to avoid dangerous situations and keep the plant healthy.
Branch that develops at the base of the plant which is eliminated because it is not vegetative.
Elimination of the tip branches to make more sap flow to the lower branches.
Unproductive branch that must be eliminated.
Tool with curved blade equipped with an extension used to cut the branches placed high on the tree.
New small bulb developed from a larger bulb under the ground
Plant that was born and developed underground and that develops the flower above ground.
Soil where water enters without stagnating
Cover the earth with straw, peat leaves or bark to protect the underlying crops or to prevent the growth of weeds.
Underground stem with elongated buds.
Fleshy and underground part of the stem of some plants such as the potato.
Partially decomposed organic material used as fertilizer
Tool used to facilitate the transplantation of small plants and bulbs.
Tool used to drill the ground with small uniform holes on the surface in order to allow the passage of air and water
Set of seeds of compatible herb species used for sowing a lawn, for example.
Plant that grows in wet and shady areas and can ruin the lawn.
Set of operations aimed at renovating a ruined lawn
Cut grass not to be left on the ground
Manual sowing performed by spreading the seeds with wide and uniform gestures.
Pressure unit of measure
Irrigation system that allows you to irrigate only some areas of the garden avoiding waste.
irrigation hose with reinforcement mesh (often nylon) which prevents it from being broken or crushed.
Automatic tap that allows you to open or stop the water flow of a pipe
Automatic device that regulates the opening of the valves for irrigation
Portion of a duct that retains impurities through nets or fibers. In some cases it may contain fertilizer tablets.
Circular sprinkler that disappears below the lawn surface when not in use. The pressure of the water itself allows it to emerge from the ground.
Sleeve that embraces the pipe and contains a pop up sprinkler.
Connecting element between two pipes.
Device capable of reading a variation, for example of light or weather conditions (rain sensor)
Horse (HP horse power)
Unit of measurement for the motive power of an instrument. 1 horse=760W.
Measurement of the cylinder of an internal combustion engine.
Vegetable material shredded and left to decompose ppartially used as fertilizer.
Support on which something is fixed. In the case of the chainsaw, the base of the blade on which the chain slides.
Metallic elements of the spark-generating candle
Procedure through which a few drops of oil are poured into the cylinder through the hole in the spark plug seat.
Mineral lubricating oil to be replaced according to the specifications of the engine and to preserve its functioning and durability.
Dry and ventilated room in which to place the tools to preserve their functioning.
Tool made up of sheets of known thickness.