Vegetables to Try in Your Garden This Spring

The weather in Charlotte has been simply beautiful and we are nearing the average last day of frost, which is April 2nd for our area. Though hard to believe, just earlier this week the temps still dipped down into the low 30s over night. But I am repeating myself since I recently wrote about when [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:08-04:00March 22nd, 2016|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Gardening, Gardening Calendar, Lawn and Garden, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on Vegetables to Try in Your Garden This Spring

Tree Banding Time in Charlotte NC

Tanglefoot and tree banding material are in stock now! Beware of the cankerworm! Not only does this little fella get really annoying when he gets tangled in your hair, he also presents a fierce enemy to Charlotte's beautiful tree canopy. This time of year the Alsophila Pometraria moth crawls up tree stems and lays her [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:09-04:00January 4th, 2016|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Lawn and Garden, Outdoor Living, Products, Tree Banding|Comments Off on Tree Banding Time in Charlotte NC

Big Green Egg Vendor Milestone: 1,000 Large Eggs Sold at Blackhawk Hardware

Blackhawk Hardware is proud to announce reaching a milestone today, selling our 1,000th Large Big Green Egg! Trained chimp Andrew Wilkerson commented, “The Big Green Egg is a customer favorite and for most, the large model hits the sweet spot. It allows feeding a crowd while not taking up too much space. I am proud [...]

By |2015-09-30T21:51:03-04:00September 30th, 2015|Big Green Egg, Blogs & Articles, Business, Grilling, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on Big Green Egg Vendor Milestone: 1,000 Large Eggs Sold at Blackhawk Hardware

Garden Décor from Blackhawk’s Garden Center

Why is it that strolling through Blackhawk's Garden Center in Dilworth is always so amazing? It's like walking through a carefully crafted botanical garden. I believe it is because not only are there all the plants you could ever want but what's more, they are interspersed with amazing garden art. I always felt that beautiful [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:11-04:00September 7th, 2015|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Design, Gardening, Gifts, Good Things We've Seen, It's All Good In The Garden, Lawn and Garden, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on Garden Décor from Blackhawk’s Garden Center

Fantastic New Tailgating Recipes for This Football Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year – football is back! Not sure about you but it seems like everyone in Charlotte has been looking forward to fall and especially cooler temperatures. It’s definitely been one of those hot southern summers! Naturally, I am stoked that starting Friday of this week, the first sign [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:12-04:00August 13th, 2015|Blogs & Articles, Grilling, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on Fantastic New Tailgating Recipes for This Football Season

What to Keep in Mind When Buying Birdhouses

In an urban environment like Charlotte, as trees make way for condominium and other urban buildings, many birds are having a hard time finding a save heaven to nest. Our feathered friends are heavily relying on us to provide them with bird feeders, baths, and houses. Especially cavity-nesting species such as bluebirds are in a [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:12-04:00June 17th, 2015|Birding, Blogs & Articles, Outdoor Living|2 Comments

Top Ten Tailgating Essentials

Tailgate parties blend the great American loves of cars, football games, and outdoor cookouts. Planning the perfect tailgate party isn’t hard, especially when you’ve got these top ten essentials up your sleeve. 1. The grill No tailgate party is complete without a grill but unless you’ve got space for your George Foreman in the back [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:14-04:00October 18th, 2014|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on Top Ten Tailgating Essentials

Tailgating Flagpole Instructions

Tailgating is a tradition of picnicking, partying and having fun before and after games, concerts and just about any outdoor event. A recent addition to tailgating at sporting events is raising a tall flagpole with the colors of your favorite team or school high over the assembled crowd. These flagpoles are not difficult to make, [...]

By |2017-06-02T15:24:14-04:00October 7th, 2014|Articles For Outdoor Living, Blogs & Articles, Grilling, Made In The USA, Outdoor Living|Comments Off on Tailgating Flagpole Instructions

Saturday, May 17th – The BIG GREEN EGG DEMO DAY!!

Join us for a great time of grilling demos, samples and giveaways! It will be a fun day in the Park Road Shopping Center, so load up the family and stay awhile. This year's Demo Day is EGGstra special. We're giving a $50 gift certificate/coupon to those of you who can take your new Egg [...]

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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.