What’s In The Garden Center Now
Inventory changes weekly, and even daily, at Rainbow Gardens! Check this page often to see what we’ve brought in for your gardens in San Antonio and our great surrounding areas. Please visit or call for inquiries on specific items and their current availability.
We strive to bring gardeners the highest quality plant material we can find from our growers. We aim to be stocked with premium and top quality gardening products so that your gardening endeavors will be successful and satisfying. Enjoy our featured plants and products on this Garden Center page.
What's In The Garden Center Now
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Check here often to see featured plants and products at the Rainbow Gardens. At our garden centers, inventory changes quickly, and we have so much more than what is listed here; visit us often for our great selections.
Wildflower Seeds Get Planted Now
This is THE time to plant wildflowers in San Antonio (Oct - Nov). We've made it super easy for you to get started if you've never planted wildflowers or have been unsuccessful in the past. Check out our recap from our wildflower planting seminar and our wildflower planting guide for easy to follow steps for success. we carry wildflower seed mixes and individual variety packets, but once the word gets out they go fast!
Lots and lots of beautiful houseplants to select from. Show your homes some love! We have unique varieties, air purifying varieties and of course, all your favorites! Take a walk through the greenhouses and take in the instant feeling of calm houseplants can provide.
Limited Quantities of Alocasia
Both locations have some, but not for long! Regal Shield Alocasia create a stunning display in landscapes. Huge, gorgeous green leaves have an underside tinged with dark purple hues. A true stunner! Quick, quick, get yours soon!
Texas Bluebonnet Transplants
4" Transplants of bluebonnets are available at our Bandera location to plant now for bluebonnet blooms in spring. These plants will grow strong roots underground over the winter and produce our wonderful state flower come April. Bluebonnets are a great pollinator plant for local bees.
Pumpkin Patch at Bandera
We've brought in the pumpkin patch once again at our Bandera location. While you are shopping for beautiful fall plants, why not pick up a couple of pumpkins to boost your fall decorating?
We've brought in spring bulbs...but not so fast in planting them! Some bulbs need a chilling period before planting, so purchasing them Sept-Oct allows for this, and then you can plant in Nov - Dec. Don't wait until Nov or Dec to buy them, because we most likely will already be sold out. See how to plant and care for bulbs here.
Last Round of Milkweed for Monarch Migration
Friday, Oct 15th, we'll have our last round of milkweed hitting our Bandera location, just in time for the peak of the Monarch migration through our city. Look for purple milkweed vine ( matelea biflora) and tropical milkweed, all pesticide-free!
Fertilize and Winterize Lawns with 18-6-12
Our Rainbow Gardens fertilizer with an 18-6-12 formulation is perfect for the warm-weather lawns we have in our region. A well fed lawn is your best defense against weeds, pests, and disease. Our fall/winter formula also allows for a quicker green up when spring growth begins.
The flavor powerhouse of many savory recipes! Just the thought of adding garlic butter to a hot roll can start your mouth watering. Imagine how much better that would taste with fresh garlic from your own garden! Come on in and grab you a couple of bulbs, and remember, plant pointy noses up!
Gorgeous Fall and Winter Annuals
Fresh arrivals of colorful snapdragons, calendula, mums, pansies, violas, stock, ornamental cabbage and kales keep finding their way into our nurseries. Don't we all deserve a little color in our lives?
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 and every season!
Click the button below to get timely, seasonal planting tips, and solutions for pest and disease control. Find recommendations for successful plant options for each season and suggestions for products and care that keep them healthy throughout the year.
See the photo circles for our top 4 guides or blogs each 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
Spring - Fall Hours:
(Mid Feb - Mid Nov.)
Mon-Sat: 9AM - 5PM
Sun: 10AM - 5PM
(Mid Nov to Mid Feb)
Mon - Sat: 9AM - 5PM
Sun: 10AM - 5PM
Holiday Hours May Vary
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