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Clouded sulphur butterfly breakfasting on a yellow blanketflower in a container on the deck. (Theresa Forte/Special to Postmedia News)

FORTE: Breakfast musings in the garden

On quiet weekend mornings, I look forward to breakfast on the deck. It’s a pretty simple affair, freshly brewed coffee, a slice of toast and the sounds of the garden waking up.

Red Grootendorst shrub roses are very hardy and self-sufficient. (Theresa Forte/Special to Postmedia News)

FORTE: A Father's Day note

Dear Dad, while watering the garden tonight, I noticed my peace rose had come into flower, and suddenly our strolls around the garden came to mind.