Gardening Tips from Tim Holcomb

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Twinkling lights, gatherings with friends and family, and Church musicals seem to be every day events this time of year. We always say, "Take time to smell the roses" and this time of year we know it's easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the Christmas Season. That being said, be sure to keep Christ in Christmas this year! Share the love of Christ with an often forgotten friend or relative. Surprise a total stranger with a show of kindness. Beautify your lawn and garden and allow the whole neighborhood to enjoy the beauty.
   
Wishing you a Merry Christmas,
 Tim Holcomb


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What Christmas is all about...
Linus
 
    All of us at Holcomb Garden Center hope that the true meaning of Christmas is on your mind and in your heart. 
We pray God's blessings on you and your family during this Christmas season.

 Click here to see Linus explain What Christmas is all about...  

 
Birds eating suet
 

Holcomb Garden Center has a great selection of bird feeders, bird houses, humming bird feeders and gourmet bird foods to bring enjoyment to both birds and birders!  

Stock up on

50# Bags

of Black Oil

Sunflower Seed

for only $24.99 a bag!

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  Click for More Bird Info  

Last Chance for Poinsettias...
Assorted Poinsettias
 
  
While a red poinsettia may be the first thing you think of for Holiday color, think again! Holcombs has a great selection of many colors of poinsettias, plus lots of other color choices. Think about Holiday Cactus, Amaryllis, and Rosemary Trees. Any and all of these will fill your home with lovely color for the Holidays. 
    
  Click here for a sample of our Wonderful Choices! 
 

Spring Bulbs

 Plant Now!

red tulips
 
Now is the time to be planting your spring flowering bulbs and Holcombs has a great selection of large landscape size bulbs in stock! Plant tulips, daffodils, crocus, and hyacinths. Remember to plant them in clusters or groups for the best results at blooming time. Apply our Bulb Food to the soil when planting for best results. 
 Click here for more info 
Tulip Bulbs
 

Listen to the wind play a melody for you...

chimes 
You've seen sparkly wind chimes that clink and clank in the breeze. Well, you owe it to yourself to come see and hear the beautiful Corinthian Bells wind chimes. Their design is simple and elegant, however, their sound and tone is unbelievable. The slightest breeze generates a symphony of sounds that soothe the soul.
 
 
It's a
Fairy Frenzy
at Holcombs!
  Fairy Gardening
 
   
Welcome to the wonderful world of miniature gardening, featuring the Fairies!
Both locations of Holcombs has a host of assorted fairies, furniture, and houses.
Create your own world of fabulous fairy gardens... 
 
 

It's June!!

by Tim Holcomb posted Jun 6 2014 4:58PM
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 Tim Holcomb
   It's June and the tropical flowers and heat loving annuals are ready to add color to your landscape. June is time for Step 3. If you're not seeing hummingbirds, we can help. Lastly, Bonus Buck Days begin June 13. Keep collecting bucks through the 12th and then bring them in for up to 50% off any purchase!
 
                              Happy Gardening...
     Tim Holcomb
                                            Click Here for the 30 Day Forecast...  
Let your pool or patio explode
with color
from Holcombs!
Garret Garden
Have Summer Color?
 Oh yes we do!
  

From the flowing vines of Mandevillas covered in large blooms to the bush or tree form Hibiscus, we have the tropicals you desire. More heat loving annuals are the Dragon Wing begonias, Lantanas, Wave Petunias, Vinca, and wax-leaf begonias.
We also have a huge assortment of summer flowering perennials. Check out the Daylilies, Cone flowers, Daisies, and Butterfly bushes. Click for Southern Living Top Ten plants for southern heat! Click here for info on our great HGTV plants!

 

 
Time for 
Step 3!  
Crabgrass Preventer plus lawn food 
Step 3, Fertilome Crabgrass Preventer plus lawn food, will give your lawn a slow steady feeding to keep it looking good.  Most importantly, it will stop additional crabgrass from sprouting for June, July, and August. Apply when the grass is wet or dry, but water in after application for best results.     Click here for more information about our 5 Step lawn program! 
  
 
Hummingbird Tips!

hummingbird feeder  They're Here!

Are they are your house? They can be.

These flying marvels are unafraid to come up close for your enjoyment. The trick is to make your home desirable for them.  

1. Attract them with plants. The more blooms, the better.

2. Provide feeders. Ideally an easy to clean bee proof feeder.

3. Provide nearby shelter - shrubs and/or trees.

4. Keep the ants away. Use our AntGuard!

PerkyPet Ant Guard 
 
Our goal with these emails is to provide you with great lawn and garden information, helpful gardening tips, and timely how to's. If you have any suggestions for topics and/or garden gossip, just let me know.  
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Happy Gardening,
 
Tim Holcomb
Holcomb Garden Center
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