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
Be sure to check out our 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!
Ladybugs at Thousand Oaks!
Nematodes at Both Locations!
Thousand Oaks just brought in a whole case of ladybugs, just in time to chomp away those aphids that are on your milkweed for fall!
The temperatures are cooling so it's a great time to use beneficial nematodes for control of soil dwelling pests. They can be applied to lawns, garden and vegetable beds, container plants and houseplants. Beneficial nematodes are tiny but mighty pest warriors. Available now at both locations!
Both locations currently have our Hill Country Pollinator Mix and our Texas Native Wildflower Mix, which are filled with a ton of wildflower seeds to plant this fall. Take a look at our 4 part wildflower blog series and Texas native wildflower blog and get your eyes on the beautiful wildflowers that will grow from these seed packets. Grab them now, because these amazing wildflowers will go fast! WILDFLOWER PLANTING INFORMATION
Seed Racks at Bandera are Filled
Bandera just resupplied their seeds racks so you can plant up some coooler weather annuals, herbs, and veggies to get ready for our amazing fall planting season. Thousand Oaks will have theirs soon!
Bandera has limited ladybugs!
If you get there soon, you might be lucky enough to snatch up a tub of one of our favorite organic pest control methods...LADYBUGS! Just in time to eat up those pesky aphids that might be covering your milkweed for Monarchs right now. See how ladybugs can do the dirty work of pest control for you.
Pollinator attracting Perennials
Prep for the fall and decide which perennials you are choosing for your landscpae to bring in the pollinators in fall. Salvia, Duranta, Mexican Bush Sage, Texas Fall Aster, are a few to choose from.
Thousand Oaks Limited Supply of Special Tropical Fruit Trees!
Our Thousand Oaks location got a special shipment of Mangos, Grafted Loquat, and Red Papaya, but they arrived in a very limited supply. First come, first serve! Don't miss out. See our Weekly Ad page for variety information. Hurry in while supplies are available!
Fall blooming annuals
Vibrant, bold, beautiful blooms are filling up the tables and walkways of Rainbow Gardens. Look for marigolds, fall asters, mums, sanpdragons and more! The weather is cooling and these annuals are ready to perform for you.
Full Selection of Blueberry Bushes at Thousand Oaks
Bountiful bushels of blueberries! Can you see it? Can you taste it? Come see our great selection of blueberry shrubs at our Thousand Oaks location.
Rainbow Gardens Tip: Blueberries perform best with acid soil and a cross pollinator. That means you need two blueberry bushes for success. Double the deliciousness!
Rainbow Gardens Winterizer 18-6-12 is here for fall fertilizing.
Grab your bags of our specially formulated 18-6-12 Winterizer for your turf now, but wait to apply it until October.
Did you know you can use Rainbow Gardens fertilizer for your shrubs, garden beds and even your veggies? You can!
Citus Selections are Great
Multiple varieties of lemons, and limes, plus grapefruit, satsuma, and orange trees are available. With recent fresh shipments, this is a great time to choose a citrus tree for your landscape.
Bonus: Citrus does great when grown in containers where you can protect it in the event of a freeze.
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!
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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