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green thumb

noun as in skill at gardening

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We’ve got painters, builders, rock climbers, musicians, board-game aficionados, green thumbs.

My dad has always had a green thumb, but it definitely skipped a generation.

It could be building raised garden beds outside if you have a green thumb and enjoy watching things grow.

Whether you’re in an office or a porch, keeping a plant alive doesn’t always come down to your green thumb.

Much of this intelligence should be of the "green thumb" variety, a mixture of common sense and keen observation.

But unfortunately several of the farm nut tree plantings I have seen show a woeful lack of "green thumb" intelligence.

Clearly it was one thing to build a machine with a superhuman work potential, but quite another to build one with a green thumb.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to green thumb, such as: gardener, green fingers, grower, horticulturist, and propagator.

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