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green fingers

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(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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Her husband Gareth died last year, so it's up to the green-fingered experts to finish the dream garden he was going to create for his family.
In this new series, 14 of the Beeb's green-fingered gurus have joined forces in an attempt to get viewers interested in gardening once more.
Some of the green-fingered youngsters are pictured with teaching assistant Sharon Pemberton in the garden
A GROUP of green-fingered Earlsdon folk have stepped up their efforts to make sure a local park is in good shape for the spring.
A gardener allegedly ran over another green-fingered worker outside a villa on Dubai's Palm Jumeirah because the man took his job.
GREEN-fingered primary school pupils across Merseyside have reached the half-way stage of an exciting project which will see them run their very own farmer's market.
A GREEN-FINGERED drug addict grew nearly pounds 13,000 worth of cannabis in his sister's flat in a matter of weeks, a court has heard.
30pm) NINE years ago a BBC press release stated: "Monty Don is bedding down with the BBC as main presenter of Gardeners' World, following in the footsteps of a long line of green-fingered gardening greats who have fronted the programme.
The eighth Royal Horticultural Society show in Cardiff kicked off yesterday, revealing garden ideas for green-fingered enthusiasts who are always looking for their next project.
They've got everything to make life less complicated for the green-fingered from make-your-own hanging baskets to ergonomic toolto look after your posture while you dig.
I hope that Huddersfield's green-fingered gardening gurus will answer the call and represent Huddersfield in this exciting national competition.
THREE junior gardeners' green-fingered skills have been honoured in a regional competition.