green fingers


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green fingers

pl n
(Horticulture) considerable talent or ability to grow plants. US and Canadian equivalent: green thumb
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Noun1.green fingers - a special ability to make plants growgreen fingers - 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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Teacher, Mrs Beattie, said the school had entered Yorkshire Water's 1 Million Green Fingers competition and had been lucky enough to win pounds 500 grant and a team of workers to carry out the work.
Volunteer Debra Nolan said: "We didn't discover the next Charlie Dimmock or Alan Titchmarsh in the human capital team, but our green fingers did totally transform the garden.
STOCKBRIDGE village residents are keeping their green fingers crossed after a visit from North West in Bloom judges.
The One Million Green Fingers initiative, launched by celebrity chef James Martin, provides schools with sustainable gardens and allotments where children have the chance to get their hands dirty and 'learn through doing'.
ANYONE who thought Alan Titchmarsh was all grin and green fingers must have had their minds changed by his rebirth as a TV superstar over the past few years.
WITH a natural stream meandering through the garden, this property is ideal for the family with green fingers.
Now fed-up residents on Gillingham Road are fighting back with a committee called Grindon Green Fingers, turning the no-man's land into a community garden.
The youngsters used a pounds 50 grant from Action Earth, funded by supermarket Morrison's, to buy seeds, pots, compost and tools for their Little Green Fingers project.
Plants can really make a decor scheme, but if you've not got green fingers, faking it is the next best thing
The former Miss Northern Ireland and Blue Peter presenter was helping London schoolchildren to launch Npower's Little Green Fingers campaign.
From the neglected back alley to the high rise towerblock, this exhibition will show how green fingers and green thinking can help transform city spaces into urban oases.
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