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Christmas Ornaments for College Teams – Show Your Pride!

We have team Christmas ornaments for college and regional teams, football and basketball.  You won't find this kind of selection anywhere else!  Please view the slideshow for a preview of a few of our ornaments. Some of the team ornaments we have are Appalachian State, Boston Eagles, Clemson Tigers, Coastal Carolina, Davidson Wildcats, Duke Blue [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:21-04:00 November 26th, 2012|Christmas, What's New?|Comments Off on Christmas Ornaments for College Teams – Show Your Pride!

No Sweet Tea Here – We’re Talking Compost Tea

While on my quest to improve the soil and the results I was getting in my yard, things took an interesting turn. I have always had a compost pile. Every fall I collect several hundred bags of leaves which I grind into an almost dust like state. I spread the ground leafs on all my [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:24-04:00 August 28th, 2012|Lawn and Garden, Outdoor Living, Road Tests with Jim Wilkerson|Comments Off on No Sweet Tea Here – We’re Talking Compost Tea

Mom and Pop’s Ace in the Hole

Most people think of hardware stores as Mom & Pop operations, because Mom & Pop actually run them. Go figure. Blackhawk is no exception since Mom, Pop, Son & Brother all work here. The perception is often that we are a modern version of the Dodo bird, set for extinction. As with most things in [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:30-04:00 November 21st, 2011|About Blackhawk, Blogs & Articles|Comments Off on Mom and Pop’s Ace in the Hole

Air Purification – a Review by Jim Wilkerson

Disclaimer: First I need to let you know that I have a financial interest in Blackhawk.  I have exposure to great many products and do a lot of the purchasing so I have a good bit of knowledge and experience with the products we sell.  I only recommend or review products that I have used [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:30-04:00 November 16th, 2011|Articles about Your Home, Blogs & Articles, DIY Repairs Indoors, Road Tests with Jim Wilkerson|Comments Off on Air Purification – a Review by Jim Wilkerson

Liming: Why, When, How and How Much

We all know that the predominate soil here in the Charlotte area is clay. While this clay is fantastic for pottery classes and detergent companies, it isn’t so great for the gardeners among us. This article is intended to answer the four big question about liming. Why, when, how, and how much to Lime. If [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:32-04:00 October 5th, 2011|Lawn and Garden, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on Liming: Why, When, How and How Much

Decoding Fertilizers

Fertilizer is a difficult product to decode. There are an infinite number chemical make ups and uses. And what works in your garden probably won't work in your yard. This article doesn't discuss which type, make up or brand of fertilizer to use or where to use it. Instead this article is geared towards helping [...]

By | 2017-06-02T15:24:32-04:00 October 5th, 2011|Lawn and Garden|Comments Off on Decoding Fertilizers