Sacramento Bee readers share their gardening adventures.
Hot weather put fruit trees into overdrive.
"This 4-year-old apricot surprised me this year with huge fruit set," said Vicky Rodgers of Fair Oaks. "Apricot jam, anyone?"
It's shaping up to be a good year for apricots and peaches. Many stone fruits seem to be headed for early harvest a week or two earlier than normal.
Due to the dry and hot spring weather, fruit may be smaller than usual, too but very flavorful.
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