The harsh desert conditions in Arizona aren’t the most conducive to a flourishing vegetable garden. High temperatures, lack of rainfall, low humidity, and alkaline soil present a unique set of challenges for those looking to grow their own crops in the Grand Canyon State. However, with some careful planning, even novice gardeners can bring their dream garden to life. Here are tips you can use to start a vegetable garden in Arizona. Find the right location You know what they say—location, location, location. Finding an ideal location to start your garden is the best way to set it up for...
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Have you been looking for a way to escape the summer heat? This time of year, many other Arizonans have the same idea, which is why most who love fishing and the outdoors look for an escape from our popular highly pressured desert lakes. If you are one of these people, how about heading up to the high country for some cooler weather and perhaps some fantastic Trout fishing? If you are willing to adventure off the grid and explore areas that are not as easily accessible, you can find some true honey holes that produce excellent Trout fishing. Over...
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Now that the summer heat is here to stay, it’s time to think about night fishing. When temperatures hit 110-115 degrees in the desert, water surface temperatures can quickly reach or exceed the low 90s during the daytime.  It may be nice for a swim, but from my experience once the sun hits the water, fish activity drops off tremendously and not worth battling the heat.  If you don’t mind roasting in the sun then I guess fishing during the day is an option, but it’s usually an unproductive one. Once the sun hits the water Bass tend to head...
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Shoppers Supply Four-Legged Froyo Social: May 22nd from 8:30am-11am   The temperatures are rising, and we’ve got just the thing to help your four-legged friends beat the heat. Come join us in-store at both locations on May 22nd from 8:30am-11am and save 25% off Boss Dog and Boss Cat frozen yogurts, now available at Shoppers Supply. Your furry friend can help themselves to a sample as well!...
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No matter where you live in the country, just about every lake, river, or reservoir has some sort of baitfish that tends to make up a large portion of a predatory fish’s diet. Anytime I am fishing a new body of water or traveling the country, I always put in some research to see if Shad are present. This can play a big part of how I target fish in the springtime especially if the conditions are right. Both Threadfin and Gizzard Shad are very prevalent in Arizona lakes and reservoirs and can also be found out West and in...
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A town of many ranchers, horses, etc. needed a farm store like Shopper’s Supply! It has many things the local hardware & feed store does not carry and at good prices too! Employees seem friendly & helpful, so a joy to shop. Like being able to bring my dog in with me!
Mary C.
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Keeping Your Livestock Healthy Year-Round
Keeping Your Livestock Healthy Year-Round
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