What’s New at The Garden Center

Y'all! We are so excited about all the new spring shipments that have arrived at our Garden Center at Park Road Shopping Center! We've got some exciting new inventory! Pansies, lettuces, glazed pots, lightweight pots, concrete birdbaths, and more! Check out these gorgeous early spring flowers! Ready to adorn your planters and flower borders! Lenten [...]

By |2018-02-20T17:26:03-04:00February 20th, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Lawn and Garden, What's New?|3 Comments

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 January

With temperatures near freezing in Charlotte you can use this month to rest and get ready for the gardening season. Plants are dormant and won't require much attention. There isn't all that much to do in the yard this month so enjoy this short gardening to do list for January. Tree Banding If you haven't [...]

By |2018-01-03T16:28:18-04:00January 3rd, 2018|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening To Do Lists|Comments Off on Gardening To-Do List for January

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 October

Happy fall y'all! Both calendar and weather are in tune and the Queen City is starting to see leaves changing here and there and some are beginning to fall. You know what that means, more items on your gardening to do list. Here is your October gardening to do list for Charlotte, North Carolina. Plan [...]

By |2017-10-03T11:59:45-04:00October 3rd, 2017|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening To Do Lists, It's All Good In The Garden, Lawn and Garden|Comments Off on Gardening To-Do List for October

3 Great Ways to Preserve Garden Herbs and 1 Method You Shouldn’t Try

Fall is here and the herbs in your Charlotte area garden are starting to get past their summer peak of lushness. In today's blog post we are showing you a few easy ways to preserve fresh herbs from your garden. We're also talking about one method commonly shown on personal blogs that may not be [...]

By |2017-09-12T15:02:04-04:00September 12th, 2017|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, It's All Good In The Garden, Kitchen|Comments Off on 3 Great Ways to Preserve Garden Herbs and 1 Method You Shouldn’t Try

Gardening To-Do List for September

The days have noticeably cooled off this week and we are turning our calendars to September. Oh how pleasant it is to be outside now instead of darting from air-conditioned buildings to pools and back! Perfect weather to spend some time in your Charlotte garden. Here are a few things to add to your September [...]

By |2017-08-29T14:44:51-04:00September 1st, 2017|Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening To Do Lists|Comments Off on Gardening To-Do List for September

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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Covid-19 Announcement

COVID-19 Update: We are here for you Charlotte.  Blackhawk Hardware and Garden Center are open, but our hours have changed. We are currently open from 8 am to 6 pm daily. Curbside pickup is available for items ordered online through AceHardware.com. Thank you for your support as we get through this together.