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

Starting Seeds Part 1: Supplies for Indoor Seed Starts

Starting Seeds Part 1: Supplies for Indoor Seed Starts

Today’s blog is the first of 3 in our Starting Seeds series and is all about the supplies you need to start seeds germinating inside. By starting seeds indoors now, you create transplants that will be sturdy enough to plant in your garden once the danger of frost is...

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Gardening Resolutions for Successful Spring Gardens

Gardening Resolutions for Successful Spring Gardens

Our New Year’s gardening resolutions just might help to make your 2020 spring gardens the most successful yet. While gardening slows down somewhat during the winter months, it in no way stops. There is plenty to do to keep up with your plants and even more to do to...

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Quick Care Tips For Poinsettias

Quick Care Tips For Poinsettias

Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are vibrantly-hued, beautiful plants with long lasting color that add instant holiday decor. It seems weird that a tropical plant is the one we choose as a symbol for our winter holidays, but this is when poinsettias choose to flash...

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Protecting Plants In The Event Of A Freeze

Protecting Plants In The Event Of A Freeze

Does a freeze warning make your anxiety level go up? Does the thought of dragging plants in and out, scrambling for old blankets and sheets have you wishing you didn't have any plants to worry about? We've got you and your plants covered here at Rainbow Gardens...

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Part 2: How To Avoid Mistakes Gardeners Often Make

Part 2: How To Avoid Mistakes Gardeners Often Make

Today we are following up on our blog series about mistakes gardeners commonly make. At Rainbow Gardens we want you to have the best experience when it comes to your gardening endeavors. There's a lot to remember when you enter the gardening world, so we're here to...

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Part 1: How To Avoid Mistakes Gardeners Often Make

Part 1: How To Avoid Mistakes Gardeners Often Make

With the fall season being one of the best for planting, we thought it might be a good idea to send out a few reminders about mistakes that people make when it comes to gardening and our tips for overcoming them.5 Common Gardening Mistakes1. Not following proper...

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