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Been away, became a Dad, now back to the garden !!!


Well, what a turbulent couple of weeks, infact the best part of 2 months!

My son Blake was born 7 weeks early with a few breathing problems but after a couple of weeks in hospital, made a complete recovery! He is now home and both mam and Blake are doing well,

Right then, enough of all that kind of stuff, thats not what Grows on You is about !!!!! I think my garden has kinda felt left out a bit over the past few weeks. The pond area does look quite good with the added extra few weeds which have grown. I will add some photos tomorrow of the newly looking pond.

The biggest success has been this years sunflowers, they are currently over 6 foot and still growing. No real sign of them flowering yet. I did have some heart stopping moments over the past week with the wind over the weekend, but following some string and a few canes to stabilise them, they’re doing alright.

Hope everyone is well and im looking forward to getting back into the swing of things in the garden and on here over the rest of the summer and beyond.

Kindest regards everyone!


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You seem to be taking it all in your stride, glad all's well.

6 Jul, 2010


thanks Heron, hows your garden?

6 Jul, 2010


Well done. Just think of Blake as your newest and finest blossom to date.
Best wishes

6 Jul, 2010


awww, thank you very much Linda, :--)

6 Jul, 2010


Congratulations on the new arrival.

6 Jul, 2010


Yeah....Congratulations from me too...

6 Jul, 2010


Congratulations Dad!

6 Jul, 2010


A big congratulations from me too! Can we see a photo of Blake please?....:o)

6 Jul, 2010


congrats from me too.

6 Jul, 2010


congratulation on your new arrival xxx
oh yes some pic's would be great xx

7 Jul, 2010


Thanks for the nice comments :--)

My camera will be getting used this morning !!! ha ha.

7 Jul, 2010


Congrats to you both & welcome to little Blake Andy ... may he grow big & strong to kick footballs at your flowers lol!! ;o))

8 Jul, 2010


Thank you very much for all the lovely comments, i never hardly come on here which i am getting frustrated at. But i guess when you have a little one, these things happen !!! Thanks again everyone!

16 Jul, 2010

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