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Time to mulch trees, shrubs, veggie gardens, landscape gardens.
Pollinators are here and looking for food!
What do you have to offer them?
Plant replacement shrubs and trees no later than early May or wait until fall.
Fresh Color Shipments Are Arriving Weekly!
Guests, despite Gov. Abbot lifting the mandatory statewide mask order, Rainbow Gardens will continue to require visitors to wear a mask while shopping in our gardens.

We strongly believe in the use of masks for the safety and consideration of our employees and customers. If you are unable to wear a mask, we will happily accommodate any order with contactless curbside pick. We appreciate your understanding during this time.
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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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Tips and tricks to help your garden flourish.

Impatiens: Colorful Annual Options For Shade

There's no real mystery why we love when the weather warms up enough to plant impatiens. Impatiens deliver on providing quick, impactful color, and they offer it in the shade! Yes, you can have flowering color in your shade garden and impatiens are a fast way to do...

Water Plants: Pretty AND Functional For Your Ponds

Water plants can make an ordinary pond look extraordinary. Whether you desire some specimens to grow from the depths or float serenely across the water, our new pond plant selection at Rainbow Gardens Bandera location has got them. Maybe you are just looking for some...

Early Leaf Blight: A Quick Spreading Tomato Disease

Early leaf blight can quickly turn the dream of growing a tomato plant into a nightmare. One day you are enjoying the progress in the growth of your tomato plant and the next you are watching it being taken over by this gnarly disease. Early detection is key to this...

San Antonio Annuals and Perennials Beat the Heat.

Is it too soon to start thinking of the inevitable heat that will be blasting it's way into our gardens before we know it? I personally don't think so. Our advice at the stores is to think and prep a season ahead for the best success; summer is up next. This spring...

Herbs: Plant an Herb to Eat and to Give a Treat!

Herbs are a must for any type of gardener! Whether you prefer container gardening, veggie gardening, landscape gardening, or even indoor gardening, herbs can be included in all of these and are sure to enhance them as well. As a matter of fact, you might find yourself...

Cankerworms: A Temporary Spring Nuisance

Has anyone else recently found themselves going outside alone only to come back in with multiple "visitors" attached to their hair, clothing, or anything else that comes in contact with the multitudes of cankerworms dangling from silken threads in our trees?...

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

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