Turn Your Yard into a Ninja Adventure Zone

If you're constantly looking to find fun things to do for your youngsters, check out our Yard Game aisles! We've got everything you need for hours of entertainment without the guilt that sometimes comes with screen time but instead with the joys of fresh air and active time. So get outside and play! Be a [...]

By |2018-07-26T15:19:13-04:00July 26th, 2018|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Good Things We've Seen, Products, Walking Down The (Store) Aisle|Comments Off on Turn Your Yard into a Ninja Adventure Zone

June Gardening To Do List

Well, June is here and with it a hefty dose of tropical heat and moisture! Our lawn has enjoyed the mix of sunshine and rain and we have to mow quite frequently. Remember to avoid taking off more than 1/3 of the grass's height! Read on for what else is on June's gardening to-do list [...]

By |2018-06-01T16:22:26-04:00June 1st, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening Calendar, Gardening To Do Lists|Comments Off on June Gardening To Do List

May Gardening To Do List

Summer gardening season is here and with it tons of new, ever changing arrivals at our Garden Center! Come in for the freshest selection in town! I know it's sad but by now most pansies and violas look droopy and are way past their prime. Replace pansies and other early spring blooming annuals with new [...]

By |2018-05-30T17:08:54-04:00May 1st, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening Calendar, Gardening To Do Lists|Comments Off on May Gardening To Do List

April Gardening To Do List

Cleaning the yard will be easier now - before it'll get harder once everything has reached new dimensions! Now that new growth has come in you'll be able to identify dead plants and branches easily. See, sometimes wait and see is the best strategy for gardening! Deadhead spent spring blossoms such as daffodils and tulips. [...]

By |2018-04-04T14:35:53-04:00April 4th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening Calendar, Gardening To Do Lists|Comments Off on April Gardening To Do List

Favorite Tools for Spring Lawn and Garden Care

This time of year, homeowners are focused on aerating and dethatching their lawns and planting new shrubs, trees, and plants. Most gardeners will have standard tools in their garage or shed, but at Blackhawk Hardware, we offer some specialty tools that will make early spring lawn maintenance much easier. Lawn & Garden manager Wade is [...]

By |2018-03-08T14:07:01-04:00March 8th, 2018|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening Calendar, Lawn and Garden|Comments Off on Favorite Tools for Spring Lawn and Garden Care

Gardening To-Do List for February

Our Charlotte, NC gardens awaken this month! Daffodils and crocuses are peeking through the cold soil and more and more mild days are putting a swing in our steps. While things are still slow in the yard, don't neglect your house plants! Transplant plants that have outgrown their current containers into beautiful new pots from [...]

By |2018-01-24T17:52:11-04:00February 1st, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening Calendar, Gardening To Do Lists|Comments Off on Gardening To-Do List for February

Gardening To-Do List for December

You've made it through the brunt of the year and there isn't much left to do in your Carolina yards this time of year. All the better to have more time to focus on the holidays. Perhaps your outdoor to-do list includes putting up Christmas decoration to spread the holiday cheer. Come to Blackhawk Hardware [...]

By |2017-12-05T22:59:08-04:00December 5th, 2017|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening Calendar, Gardening To Do Lists, It's All Good In The Garden, Lawn and Garden, Winterizing Outdoors|Comments Off on Gardening To-Do List for December

Gardening To-Do List for November

Looking out of the window I see that most trees in Charlotte still have loads of leaves on them. You know what that means for your November gardening to-do list... raking leaves! But what else is there to do in the yard this month? Cleaning In addition to clearing leaves, use this month to cut [...]

By |2017-10-31T12:13:10-04:00November 1st, 2017|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening Calendar, Gardening To Do Lists, It's All Good In The Garden|Comments Off on Gardening To-Do List for November

Intriguing Bushes to Consider for Your Carolina Garden

Midfall is the perfect time of the year to plant bushes here in the Carolinas. Cooler temperatures help keep the soil moist and encourage root growth before frost hits. Here at Blackhawk Hardware's Garden Center we always strive to bring you the highest quality of intriguing plants. While we carry popular varieties like ornamental boxwood [...]

By |2017-10-12T15:52:52-04:00October 12th, 2017|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Lawn and Garden|Comments Off on Intriguing Bushes to Consider for Your Carolina Garden

Gardening To-Do List for August

August is here and the hot weather continues to put stress on your Charlotte garden this month. It should come as no surprise that adequate hydration is a key item on your gardening to do list for this month. But, the nights are going to start being cooler again as August progresses so don't forget [...]

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