Bugs & Insects

Butterflies Need Nectar Plants: Rainbow Gardens’ Faves

Butterflies Need Nectar Plants: Rainbow Gardens’ Faves

Nectar plants for butterflies are a hot topic this month. With the Monarch migration peaking in our city around October 20th, we are trying to do our part in spreading the word about how important it is for all of our city to do our part in supplying butterflies their...

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5 Top San Antonio Native Nectar Plants For Butterflies

5 Top San Antonio Native Nectar Plants For Butterflies

Most of us know that providing butterflies with nectar plants goes a long way in the preservation of these miraculous creatures. Did you know that Texas has more butterfly species than any other state? This is most likely due to Texas being located on the southern...

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Planting Bluebonnets in San Antonio: It’s Just About Time!

Planting Bluebonnets in San Antonio: It’s Just About Time!

Are you ready to start planting bluebonnets and other wildflowers to spread the love for our pollinators in San Antonio? We are, and we need all the help we can get. We want as many native, pollinator-friendly, plants that we can get in San Antonio, so we’re bringing...

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Wildflowers for San Antonio and Hill Country: Part 3

Wildflowers for San Antonio and Hill Country: Part 3

Welcome to the 3rd blog in a 3 part series highlighting the beautiful wildflower seeds that are in our Hill Country Pollinator Mix seed bags. If you've been following the series, this advice will sound familiar: Get your wildflower seeds planted in fall to enjoy the...

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Pests

Are Chewing Insects Destroying Your Garden?

Are Chewing Insects Destroying Your Garden?

You’ll figure out if you have a chewing insects problem by being observant in your garden. Look high, look low, and leave no leaf unturned. Most insects don’t hide in plain sight. You might even have to look for them at night to catch them. Today we’re honing in on...

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Successfully Growing Citrus in Containers

Successfully Growing Citrus in Containers

Citrus is a big draw here in Texas. Who doesn't enjoy a slice of lemon wedged on their refreshing glass of iced tea? Who doesn't love the unmistakeable scent of citrus bursting from orange slices after a well-played soccer game. Citrus is synonymous with fresh. It's...

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San Antonio Lawn Fertilization Guide

San Antonio Lawn Fertilization Guide

A regular lawn fertilization schedule is your BEST defense against weeds, fungus, and insect damage! We recommend a lawn fertilization application AT LEAST in spring and fall. However, if your lawn is badly damaged, you may benefit from the additional fertilization...

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Talk To The Rose Experts

Talk To The Rose Experts Come talk with the experts from the Rose Society and have them help you pick out the perfect rose for your yard between 10am and 2pm. Be sure to bring your camera the roses are beautiful this time of year!

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Beneficial Nematodes: Tiny But Mighty!

Beneficial Nematodes: Tiny But Mighty!

If you're looking for an amazing pest control option that is both organic and insanely effective, we've got what you desire in the form of beneficial nematodes. Adding beneficial nematodes to your spring garden arsenal is a great way to fight off soil dwelling pests...

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February Gardening Tips To Get Ready For Spring

February Gardening Tips To Get Ready For Spring

The spring gardening season will be here before we know it, so today we’re sending out a few reminders to be prepared for it. Make sure you come to our Spring Clean Up seminars this month with David Rodriguez, Horticulturist for Texas A&M Agrilife Extension...

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Spring Roses: Reminders for Success!

Spring Roses: Reminders for Success!

Roses and springtime go together like peanut butter and jelly. Our nurseries have the best rose selections of the year during spring. We also open up our event schedule in spring with seminars on roses because we know it's the time of year to get moving on important...

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