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Does anyone know where to pick wild elderflower?

datingadvice88 Feb 10, 2013 04:35 PM

In the Montreal or surrounding (metro accessible) area, and around what time of year you have seen it? I moved this year from Vancouver and have heard that it grows wild in QC...I realize I can buy the syrup, but I want them fresh :)! Any help would be so, so appreciated !!

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    wattacetti Feb 10, 2013 05:06 PM

    I have an elder tree and it starts to bloom in and around July.

    Have seen wild trees in the townships but am not sure I'd want to pick anything on public property in the city.

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      datingadvice88 Feb 10, 2013 07:08 PM

      Ok -- if anyone has an abundant elderflower tree and is willing to let me pick some, I will make you several bottles of delicious wine!

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        boomboom05 Apr 14, 2013 09:36 AM

        Hi there my name is Jon, and I too moved from Vancouver to Montreal a year ago. I work in a resteraunt here in Montreal and Im also looking for elderflowers. Mostly to make syrups and cordials for our resteraunt and bar. But if your intersted I will be looking to pick some late June to mid-July. If your still intersted

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          datingadvice88 Apr 14, 2013 12:27 PM

          Hi Jon, I am still looking for elderflowers...if I find a supply I will let you know :)

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