If you haven’t already read our info on planning and prepping for annual beds, check out the link with info on that first, then come back and read this blog. Nothing good comes from buying a whole bunch of annuals at the nursery, only to have them sit, dry out, and...read more
Planning and prepping for annual garden beds is best for success. If you don't plan and prep, you might find yourself at Rainbow Gardens having a hard time resisting our huge selection of colorful annuals, and that can get you in trouble if you don't have things...read more
Vegetables require certain necessities in order to be grown successfully. If you offer vegetables what they need, you’ll be able to enjoy a great harvest of top quality harvest. Let’s take a look at what you need to provide in order to grow vegetables successfully. 6...read more
In San Antonio, weather rules when and how tomatoes grow. These frost-sensitive fruits need to be well protected from cold snaps both in early spring and again in late fall. The ideal growing temperature for tomatoes is when the soil has warmed above 50 and the air is...read more
Most people here in San Antonio, aren’t all too thrilled with their soil. Most of us have alkaline soil. And to plant straight into alkaline soil without amending it is not the best option for most plants (most natives and some others excluded). So what’s a...read more
Compost Basics Composting is a natural, biological process in which decaying material is broken down by microorganisms and returned to the earth where it can be used again as nutrients for future plants. Compost is one of the most beneficial materials you can add to...read more
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!
What to Plant Now
We’ll bring you the latest and greatest on this page. What’s hot off the truck, freshly delivered, and just waiting for you to bring it home? All of our new arrivals, that’s who! See what we are featuring at the nursery each month on this page. Find links to info on plants and products that we can’t wait to share with you!
Tomato transplants are here by the hordes!
Come now for the best selection of heirlooms, hybrids, and this year's Rodeo Tomato HM 8849)!
Spring veggies and herbs are arriving everyday.
Spring veggies are a favorite with gardeners in San Antonio. Follow our vegetable planting guide in the Learning Center to know what to plant at what time of the year for the best success.
Fruit Trees, including Avocados and Citrus are full of blossoms and ready to be taken to their new homes in your landscape!
Rainbow Gardens carries multiple varieties of apples, pomegranates, peaches, figs, pears, pecans, and many, many more. Citrus and avocado have arrived. Stop by and see how you can incorporate some fruit or nut trees in your landscape. (Tropicals and citrus will arrive later in the month.)
Colorful annuals and perennials are filling up the nurseries fast.
Perennials are already waking up and bursting into bloom, while vibrant annuals are already full of flowers and strutting their stuff.
Flowering Vines add vertical interest
Choose from our assortment of annual and perennial vines. You can create a beautiful screen of privacy by training flowering vines up a trellis.
Weed pre-emergents and spring lawn fertilizers are stocked and ready to go!
A regular maintenance schedule for your lawn is one of the best ways to avoid lawn issues like weeds, pests, and fungus.