Tree & Lawn Care

San Antonio Lawn Fertilization Guide

San Antonio Lawn Fertilization Guide

A regular lawn fertilization schedule is your BEST defense against weeds, fungus, and insect damage! We recommend a lawn fertilization application AT LEAST in spring and fall. However, if your lawn is badly damaged, you may benefit from the additional fertilization...

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Weed Prevention, Control and Treatment

Weed Prevention, Control and Treatment

Weed control is usually high on the to-do list for spring gardeners here in San Antonio. While a regular schedule of fertilizing your turf can help immensely in choking out weeds, but sometimes extra help is needed for these pesky lawn invaders. Treatment for weed...

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Fall Fertilization: Timing Is Important

Fall Fertilization: Timing Is Important

Fall fertilizing is one of those gardening tasks that, while super important for healthy turf, many people tend to blow it off. It's easy to think about fertilizing come spring time when you are ready to pull your grass out of dull, brown dormancy. But fertilizing at...

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Weeds are thieves. Prevent them from getting started.

Weeds are thieves. Prevent them from getting started.

Cool weather weeds are on their way to rearing their ugly heads in our turf. One weed plant in your turf now has the potential to be 1000 weed plants in your turf next year. Weeds are thieves! They steal compete with your plants and turf for nutrients, water, and...

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6 Steps For Fall Tree and Shrub Planting in San Antonio

6 Steps For Fall Tree and Shrub Planting in San Antonio

Planting a tree or shrub is easy! At Rainbow Gardens, we make it even easier with our simple-to-follow Tree and Shrub Planting & Care Guide. Remember to carry your trees and shrubs home by the container or root ball (never the trunk) to avoid damage. Use a tarp to...

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When It Comes To Planting Trees, Don’t Dig Too Deep!

When It Comes To Planting Trees, Don’t Dig Too Deep!

Improper planting of a tree or shrub is the number one reason they die! Improper watering, and improper mulching are close seconds and thirds! Today, along with providing you a link to our Fall Tree and Shrub Planting Guide, we’re going to explain why planting a tree...

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Crape Myrtles: Let Blooms Help You Choose

Crape Myrtles: Let Blooms Help You Choose

Summer is the time when crape myrtles put forth their numerous blooms in full display; so wouldn't it make sense to choose yours now to make sure you get the exact color you want?Crape myrtles come in a variety of shades. Try shopping for a red crape myrtle and you...

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Best Mowing Practices for Warm Weather Lawns

Best Mowing Practices for Warm Weather Lawns

Mowing your lawn may see like the easiest task when it comes to lawn maintenance. But following a few recommended tips for mowing your lawn could have you seeing a big difference in the  health and appearance of your turf. Try a few of the following lawn mowing tips...

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