to have green fingers

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - green fingers

"to have green fingers"

to have the ability to make plants grow well


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - green fingers

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Look at this marvelous rose that Cindy gave me.

Friend 2:  It's very nice.  Where did she get it?

Friend 1:  She grew it herself in her garden.

Friend 2:  She is talented.  She has green fingers.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - green fingers

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  Do you want to come over and pick a couple of fresh cucumbers from my garden?

Friend 2:  You have cucumbers ready already? It's only mid-June.

Friend 1:  I have a real talent for gardening.

Friend 2:  You, my friend, have green fingers.

to have green fingers - Usage:


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to have green fingers - Gerund Form:

Having green fingers, his grandfather grew prize-winning gladioli.

to have green fingers - Examples:

1)  I don't have green fingers as most plants I planted have died.

2)  ... had just managed to kill another plant (she didn't exactly have green fingers).

3)  If you have green fingers then there are many reasons why you should consider joining the National Home Gardening Club.

4)  ... is my second pink cactus and also my attempt at proving I have green fingers. I say second because I killed my first cactus a couple of years ago.

5)  If you don't have green fingers, artificial plants work just as well and don't require the attention live plants.

6)  Do you have green fingers? Try gardening.

7)  My aunt already has green fingers and since there were way more seeds than we both needed, she picked a ...

8)  If you don't have green fingers and do very little gardening, chances are you know someone that does.

9)  ... need a good deal worth of patience, and you'll also need to have green fingers to get into gardening.

10)  ... home with flowers or by planting shrubs or trees but not everyone has the green fingers needed.

11)  We have a ton of plants, because my husband has a very green fingers.

12)  If you seem to have inexplicably lost your green fingers, it could be time for a pH test.

13)  Who despite being a hippie and a vegan does not have green fingers at all.

14)  The site offers useful information for anyone with green fingers, from the novice gardener to the established professional.

15)  She has always had green fingers and her knowledge of plant life has proven useful in more than a few cases.

16)  My husband inherited his green fingers and the plants in our house are always thriving.

17)  They grow pretty fast and they don't really need green fingers.

18)  ... in a climate with a short growing season, you can still exercise your green fingers with these indoor plant ideas.

19)  Market your green fingers. If digging in the dirt is your passion, why not explore landscape architecture?

20)  There's a lot more to this shop than owner Tara Heibel's green fingers, let alone her eye for unusual plants.