Only 3% of UK wildflower meadows are left. Embrace the weeds. Let your garden overgrow. A weed is a flower in the wrong place. Bloom where you are planted.
- Pick dandelion flowers in an area free from pesticides + dogs.
- Only pick dry, clean + open flowers.
- Leave enough for the bees.
- Gently wash flowers + put in a mason jar.
- Add hot water + a few tablespoons of sugar.
- Stir + leave to cool.
- Add 1 sliced lemon + steep overnight.
- Strain but keep the liquid + flowers.
- Put the flowers in an ice cube tray, add water and freeze.
- To serve fill a glass with the ice cubes. Pour 2/3 full of lemonade + top up with soda water.