This is what I would do for my work flow, to this original picture.
Make the colors more real and lighten it up; hue, saturation, and lightness
Next cut down that glare from the droplight (yeah right!!!). Well I tried for over 6 hours to do this and finally yesterday I began to read the book (Elements 4.0). I want to get 5.0, but no funds. (I truly want to know this, I am missing something, but I am so irritated.
Cropped down the picture, to get some of the mess out of the picture