So, the elderflower champagne experiment was a bust, unfortunately. And I spent SO. MUCH. TIME!
I trimmed off every little stem from the blossoms since the green parts are reportedly toxic.
That alone took me a couple of hours! Pretty much my whole afternoon was spent making the elderflower concoction. It was supposed to ferment into a fizzy “champagne” by day 4. But by day 2, the whole thing had turned gloopy. No mold or anything like that, and it smelled pretty good, but I’m pretty sure champagne isn’t supposed to look like glue.
I actually took a picture of it but I will spare you.
Instead, I’ll show you a picture of my lavender bush. Much prettier.
It always makes me happy to see the lavender blooming. The bumblebees are happy, too. I was stalking them trying to take their picture. I must have spent hours. Again, that’s one whole afternoon gone. And where are the bumblebee pictures, you ask? All blurry.
Oh, well… the best-laid plans of mice and men often go awry, as they say. I shall attempt again. Take two for the champagne and bumblebees!
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