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In 1976 our history began

at a small location near West Ave and Blanco Rd., by Frank Kirby and George A. Beere when they purchased an existing nursery called Harmony Hills Garden Center. Another existing garden center named Hollywood Park Garden Center, at Thousand Oaks and Hwy 281, was purchased around 1978 .  The names of the existing nurseries were changed to Rainbow Gardens around 1980. In that era, there were many garden centers in San Antonio.

Over the years Rainbow Gardens has grown and flourished. We have become one of San Antonio’s leading garden centers, while most of our other competitors have closed their doors.  We have always strived to create a fun place to shop with our interesting display gardens, quality plants, knowledgeable staff and a huge inventory. We are proud of the fact that we have been voted the San Antonio Express News Readers Choice Gold Award for Best Nursery in 2011–2015, 2017, 2018, 2019, and 2020!

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Pavonia Rock Rose: Blooms That Make Summer Bearable

Every summer, the blooms of Pavonia Rock Rose seem to surprise me. While they bloom spring through fall here in San Antonio, I’m always amazed that the plants are still blooming beautifully through the San Antonio summer heat. The candy-pink flowers of Pavonia Rock...

Lantana: Long-Flowering, Heat Tolerant Perennials

When you walk through the perennials at Rainbow Gardens, you are bound to see a flurry of butterfly action in the lantana section. Profuse, vibrant blooms on a nectar rich plant leaves no doubt as to why the pollinators make lantana a favorite stop for a sip. Today we...

From Nursery to Home: Keeping Your Plants Healthy

I thought it might be a good time for a PSA about how to keep your plants healthy on the way home from the nursery and once they get there. It might seem simple, but believe me, it warrants a reminder. Plants are tended with great care at Rainbow Gardens and from the...

Hot, Dry, Weather Brings Pests Like Lace Bugs Into The Garden

The heat has arrived extra early this year and while most of us are none too happy about that, there’s one group that is plenty happy. Pests! This type of weather makes plants prime real estate for pests like lace bugs. When the weather revs up, and plants start to...

The Blog You Need To Read About Mulch!

Another blog about mulch? Yep, that’s right. Why? Because we care about you and we care about the plants you take home from Rainbow Gardens. It is our desire to continue to offer you gardening tips that only increase your chances of success. Mulch is one of those...

Dallas Red Lantana: Fiery Red Blooms Face Off the Heat.

As our San Antonio summer scoots along and the heat shuts down many flowering plants, the sight of something red in the garden is a delightful sight for a hummingbird, which will zoom in for an expected meal. Lantana does extremely well in our Texas climate. You can...

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Inventory changes daily, please call your local Rainbow Gardens to find out our current inventory.

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