What’s In The Garden Center Now
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's In The Garden Center Now
Check out newest arrivals at our INSTAGRAM account.
Check here often to see what's new at the garden center 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!
Seed Racks are Full
Indoor seed starting begins in January (especially for tomatoes and peppers). The time to purchase your seeds is now while our selection is at it's best.
Starting seeds of tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, warm-weather herbs now will give you strong transplants that will be ready to hit the garden running once the weather warms up.
Leeks and Shallots
A fresh shipment of leeks and shallots have arrived at the perfect time to get them into your gardens. These mild, but flavorful veggies make a world of difference in your recipes. Eat fresh in 2021!
Winter Freeze Protection
The cold has arrived! What are you doing to help your plants survive it? We have our frost cloth available at both locations. This cloth can make a difference of warming your plant an extra 10°, and that can make the difference between a live plant and a dead one. Get it now! see our tips for protecting plants here.
Time to Stock up on Mulch!
Each growing season you should think about replenishing mulch in your garden beds and around your shrubs and trees (remember not to pile mulch up against trunks). Mulch will help regulate soil temperature, protecting plants' roots throughout winter. Mulch also prevents competing weeds from sprouting. More about mulch here.
Potatoes are in!
Potatoes are here for 99¢ a lb.
Kennebec, Yukon Gold, and Red Pontiac varieties. Come fill up a bag now. For potato planting tips, see our Weekly Ad page.
Seed Starting Specialty Soil
Newly planted seeds for indoor plant starts need light and airy soil to push roots through once they germinate.
Come get your seed starting soils, amendments, grow lights, peat pots, etc... We've got what you need to make your seed starting resolutions happen.
New Cold-Weather Pansies at Thousand Oaks
New, Full Bloom, Pansy and Johnny Jump Up selection at Thousand Oaks! The tables look amazing with all of the beautiful, bright-colors of these cold-weather, loving annuals. Come grab a few to pot up in a container to make a cheerful display by your front door.
Isn't it great when you can still garden when it's cold outside? You really can when you've surrounded yourself with beautiful houseplants!
Rainbow Gardens always brings in stunning selections to choose from so you're sure to find something to special to spruce up your indoor areas. Find winter care tips for houseplants here.
Fresh onions are at the nurseries. We have multiple varieties available to choose from. Time to plant them now!
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!
Check out our tab below for seasonal specific guidance.
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
Save Money with the SAWS, CPS, and Waste Management Program.
Bonus Bucks Rewards Program
Earn $1 in Bonus Bucks per every $10 purchase.
Our seasonal weekly ad runs from February-June and is valid Friday-Monday of the current week stated. In it, we highlight several plants at special discounts, include our free with any purchase coupon, and let you know what events we have going on at Rainbow Gardens nursery.
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