Rainbow Gardens has everything you need and more! Our gardeners are happy to help you find everything you need to make your garden everything you’ve dreamed of.
Check here often to see what’s new at the nurseries and what you should be thinking about planting. We can’t put everything on the page, so come on in to either of our locations and see what fabulous finds we’ve been bringing in for you!
Inventory changes daily, so check with our Gardeners to see what we’ve got in store.
What to Plant This Season
Wondering what you should plant this season? We have all the info you need to get your garden ready this season!
What's In The Nursery Now
Check here often to see what's new at the nurseries and what you should be thinking about planting. We can't put everything on the page, so come on in to either of our locations and see what fabulous finds we've been bringing in for you!
It's time to apply your fall lawn fertilizer/winterizer for quicker turf green-up come springtime. A healthy, well-fed lawn is the best defense against disease, insect damage and weed infestation. Our Rainbow Gardens fall fertilizer is specially formulated for our region. We recommend applying it the first few weeks of October for best results.
You need to plant wildflower seeds in fall if you want the beautiful wildflowers of San Antonio to grace you with their beauty in spring. Lucky for you, we've got you covered. We have a great selection of individual wildflower seed packages so you can pick and choose exactly what wildflowers you want popping up in your personal wildflower meadow. Oct-Nov are ideal months for gettin these easy-grow seeds into the ground.
Fall Mums (Chrysanthemum)
The cheery pompom-like flowers of the chrysanthemum just scream fall. Nothing propels you right into the upcoming fall holidays like a pot full of colorful mums. Did you know that planted in the ground, they are perennials and can come back year after year? Whether you pot them up on your front porches to welcome the new season, or find a spot for them in your gardens, mums are a cheerful way to say, it's fall y'all!
The temperatures have taken a turn, thank goodness, so our cool-weather veggie options have ramped up. Don't wait too long to get your veggies in the soil, as our growing seasons are relatively short in San Antonio. Come choose from cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, lettuce, kale, greens and more fabulous fall selections of vegetables.
Herbs thrive in our cooler fall temperatures (yes, they will come). Fall is a great time to plant perennial herbs, and also cool season annual herbs. Many herbs attract the pollinators that flow through our city in fall, so grab some fresh selections for both you and the butterflies and bees.
Fresh Fall Annual Color
The weather is about to cool off and so are our annual selections. We are bringing in fresh color to take you into the fall and winter seasons. Be patient with planting annuals that need consistant cool temperatures like pansies, and Johnny Jump Ups. Even though we may bring some into the nursery (commercial comapnies buy them early), you'll have the best luck planting them in your home gardens when the weather has truly turned cooler.
Pollinator Attracting Perennials
We are so lucky living in San Antonio. Fall not only gives us a second round growing vegetables, but it gives us a second round of gorgeous color in our landscapes. And many of these gorgeous plants pull triple duty by providing host and nectar sources for fall pollinators while also providing a beautiful bloom display for us! Loading up on plants like milkweeds, salvias, flame acanthus, cupheas, etc...will give you the best chance for the best seat to watch the pollinator parade that heads through our city in fall!
New Houseplants to Freshen Your Indoor Spaces
Both of our locations have been bringing in fresh orders of gorgeous houseplants. Just one plant in a room can liven up your decor, and clean up the air indoors. With our great variety of selections to choose from, you're sure to find the perfect plant for your indoor spaces.
Fall SAWS Watersaver Landscape Coupon Plants
That's right, SAWS has opened enrollment for the fall program of their Watersaver Landscape Coupons and we've got the plants to fulfill it! This is a great time to look around your landscape and see areas that you can replace 200 sq. ft. of water-sucking turf with a garden full of water-wise plants. Check out the links for more info.
The mulch in your gardens should be checked each season. Mulch applied during the fall season helps to suppress weeds in the garden, and helps to regulate temperatures in the soil. The difference between a tender perennial that survives a texas winter and one that does not sometimes comes down to whether or not the plant was sufficiently mulched to protect it. Stock up now and tackle this garden chore when the weather cools and is pleasant to work in.
Annuals & Perennials
Rainbow Gardens offers an extensive selection of annual and perennial color for all seasons. Find the perfect plants for sun or shade in a wide range of beautiful colors and textures. We have the largest selection of perennials in south Texas and specialize in xeriscape and SAWS WaterSaver Landscape Coupon varieties.
Trees & Shrubs
Our tree yard has a huge selection of shade and ornamental trees, including native varieties. Find your CPS Green Shade Rebate trees here! Our shrub inventory is one of the most complete in the region. Whether you need a dwarf specimen or privacy hedge, we can help find the perfect shrub for your landscape needs.
You’ll find roses from America’s top rose breeders here. Weeks, Star, David Austin, and Certified Roses are represented. You can choose from KnockOuts, Hybrid Teas, Floribundas, Grandifloras, Miniatures, Climbers and Antiques at Rainbow Gardens.
Fruit & Nuts
If you are looking to grow your own fruit and nut trees, Rainbow Gardens is the place to go. We carry orchard varieties recommended for our region and also tropical and citrus varieties. You’ll find top quality pecans, walnuts and more.
Grapes & Berries
Yes, you can grow grapes and berries here in San Antonio. We carry the varieties that offer the best chances of success. Browse the selections and read up on our informational signs for growing tips.
Our herb inventory is extensive. Along with multiple varieties of common herbs, we also carry hard to find herbs that no one else stocks. Bump up your culinary game with exciting new herbs; or plant some in your perennial or annual gardens. Many herbs are gorgeous as ornamentals.
We sell over a hundred vegetable varieties, including Texas A&M favorites and heirlooms. In south Texas we have multiple growing seasons so we’re able to grow veggies practically year round. Come see us for help with what to plant and when to plant it.
Seeds for flowers, vegetables, herbs, and wildflowers are available all year long. Our seed racks are heavy on varieties tailored to do well here in south Texas. We also carry cereal rye, annual rye, and Bermuda grass seed for your lawn needs.
Looking to add some more interest to your ponds or other water features? Come to Rainbow Gardens March through September, when we have our best selection of water plants available.
Rainbow Gardens is the go-to nursery for these beauties with their showy plumes. Ornamental grasses offer texture and dimension to your landscapes. They are highly sought after plants due to their beauty and ease of care.
Yucca, Palms, & Cacti
Yucca and cactus are always a hit here in San Antonio. New varieties are always being introduced; so visit Rainbow Gardens if you want to add these xeriscape and evergreen beauties to your landscape. Creating a backyard oasis? We have a great selection of palms. From hearty Sago and Pygmy palms to majestic, towering Mediterranean palms. You’ll find your perfect palm here.
Potting soil is specially formulated to drain properly and not get waterlogged when planting in containers. Enjoy our selections of local and national brands. Premium quality potting soils offer premium results.
Specialty Soil & Products
Enhance the quality of your landscape with specialty soil products. Soil conditioners, specialized garden soils, cotton burr, peat moss and more can do wonders to improve our alkaline, and limestone soils in San Antonio.
Compost & Mulch
Providing nutrients to your gardens through organic matter like composts and mulches is one of the easiest ways to enrich your soil, and it should be done each planting season. Our bagged products make it easy for you to bring home what your gardens need.
Lawn & Plant Fertilizer
Whether you prefer organic or synthetic fertilizer, we’ve got your turf and entire garden covered. We carry multiple brands of fertilizer formulated for specific plants. Specialized nutrients are also available for specific needs. Our own brand of fertilizers, Rainbow Gardens 19-5-9 (spring) and 18-6-12 (fall), are specially formulated for our region.
Pest, Disease, & Weed Control
We carry many types of insect, disease and weed control products, both organic and synthetic. Come to us with pictures and samples of your problems (in plastic bags, please), and we can help you get the right products for what you need.
Garden Tools & Accessories
From bypass pruners, shovels and water hoses, to gloves, weed fabric and everything in between, we aim to carry the tools and accessories you need to be able to take care of your landscape.
Fountains, Statuary, & BirdBaths
When you really want to make a statement, a fountain, statue, or beautiful birdbath might just do the trick. We restock yearly and carry a wide variety so we can offer you a great selection to choose from.
Decorative Rock & Pavers
Rainbow Gardens has a variety of decorative rock packaged in convenient bags. Brick patio pavers, edging, and stepping stones in a variety of shapes and colors are available at both locations. These decorative additions can make beautiful pathways and edging through or around your gardens.
Glazed Pottery, Terracotta, & Plastic Pots
Our beautiful selections of containers at Rainbow Gardens comes in practically every color of the, well, rainbow! With our extensive variety of size, shape and texture, you are sure to find the perfect pot for your gorgeous plants. We also carry a smaller selection of handcrafted Mexican Talavera pottery at factory-to-you pricing.
Fairy Garden Accessories
Fairy gardens are fun for all ages. You’ll find the perfect pots and miniscule plants, along with all the fun, fairy accessories you need to create a miniature garden that will delight your inner child.
Garden Art & Gifts
Rainbow Gardens knows it feels great to find that special piece of garden art or the perfect fit for the gardeners in your life. Whether it’s a feeder for the birds, a colorful metal art piece, or the sound of music in the air from wind chimes, you’re sure to find something you can’t go home without.
Grapes and Berries
Yuccas and Cactus
Specialty Soils and Products
Compost and Mulch
Flagstone and Pavers
Insect, Disease, and Weed Control
Garden Tools and Accessories
Deals & Promos
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