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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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There will also be green-fingered fun for the little ones at The Workshop Station with a garden-themed craft workshop on August 19, from 11am to 4pm.
The nationwide trend suggests that green-fingered city dwellers are on the up, with interest in the urban gardening movement gaining momentum.
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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.
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.
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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.
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