I've made a sauce with brandy braised peaches before but never bourbon. Boss man is correct, that I lost flavor. Maybe I didn't use enough but my hindsight says that's not really the flavor profile I was looking for anyway.
I've seen a post where someone takes the entire branch and puts the cut end in water until the pod ripens. The poster showed previous times doing this where the pods rioem really well.
In my personal experience if the pod hasn't started to ripen at all my efforts were pointless because all the...
I'm no expert. You're plants actually look a lot better than mine!
Leaves will naturally turn yellow and fall off. However, your leaves do look somewhat nute burnt. I'll leave that to the more experienced guys.
The plants look good though. Especially for such little bitty shoes :)