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green thumb

n.
An extraordinary ability to make plants grow well.

green thumb

n
(Horticulture) US and Canadian considerable talent or ability to grow plants. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): green fingers

green′ thumb′


n.
an exceptional skill for gardening or for growing plants successfully.
green′-thumbed′, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.green thumb - a special ability to make plants growgreen thumb - a special ability to make plants grow
metier, speciality, specialty, forte, strong point, strong suit, long suit, strength - an asset of special worth or utility; "cooking is his forte"
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com)-- “It's the accessibility, anyone can do it,” says Janit Calvo, owner of Two Green Thumbs Miniature Garden Center, the company that first packaged and marketed the hobby for the masses.
He uses his green thumbs to create life changing flowers which are, of course, really a symbol for a change of attitude.
The study is designed to show how building new gardens--complete with greenhouses, budding crops and composting areas--can help adolescents cultivate green thumbs, log more physical activity, eat healthier and connect with their schools.
Two green thumbs up: Their carbon-neutral packaging plant runs on renewable energy and the Tetra Pak cartons have an excellent product-to-package ratio, with the paper being gleaned from responsibly sourced, well-managed forests.
A garden lunch will be offered on each day, and a special garden boutique will offer gifts for green thumbs.
ALWAYS IN SEASON: Green thumbs everywhere can get their daily gardening fix with a 2006 desk calendar.
Not only does Green Thumbs teach you what it takes to make things grow, where living things come from, and how they fit into the amazing puzzle of life, it is filled with over 80 creative and inexpensive projects to start you on the garden path.
Pestered produce clerks recently got a green thumbs up of support from syndicated household hints columnist Heloise after a 16-year-old supermarket cashier from Albany, N.
There is nothing else like it,” says Janit Calvo, founder of Two Green Thumbs.
The lecture, sponsored by the county Department of Public Works, spread the seeds of backyard and worm composting, grass recycling, and water-wise and fire-wise gardening to more than 40 amateur gardeners developing their green thumbs.
Green Thumbs Can Now Find Videos on Everything from Potting and Pruning to Planting and Perennials at www.
I was tipped he has one of the most successful green thumbs in the San Fernando Valley.