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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.

Calathea: Many Varieties of the Perfect Indoor Plant

If you are looking for a great houseplant in low light areas, you might want to consider a calathea. Calathea, also known as ‘Prayer Plants’, come in many variations ranging in color and striking patterns. Rainbow Gardens generally carries many different types of...

Hardy Hibiscus for the San Antonio Win!

Hardy Hibiscus just may be the answer for those of you who love hibiscus but get frustrated at how susceptible they are to cold temperatures. With some winter protection, the hardy variety of hibiscus can survive our winters and greet you again each year. Sound good?...

End of Spring & Early Summer Lawn Care Tips

The end of spring has come and summer is blazing in. Time to take a good look at your lawn and complete last minute turf tasks and possibly offer some extra care to help see you through this next upcoming season. 4 Tips for Spring and Summer Lawn CareTop dressing your...

Here Comes The Sun: Summer Gardening Tips

How’d you feel about the sun recently pushing our temperatures up into the upper 90’s recently? We had a big string of cloudy weather (and not enough rain), and now that the sun has finally arrived, it blazed in like a furnace! We need the sun to rosy up our tomatoes,...

4 Heat Warrior Perennials for San Antonio Summers

Most people know to look for perennial plants that are cold hardy in their region, but here in Texas it’s about as important to look for perennial plants that can withstand our Texas heat. If you’ve ever planted something in spring just to watch it wither and die...

St. John’s Wort: A Low-Growing Landscape and Container Option

This week, the St. John’s Wort we have at Rainbow Gardens is bursting into bloom and the display is spectacular! Sunshine-yellow flowers with fiber optic centers appear in profuse numbers as if to greet the arrival of summer and stay long enough to greet fall. Blooms...

The best selection in South Texas!

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

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