1. image from California's Central Valley with clearly working irrigation systems

    The Opportunities for Progress

    The role of Central California’s waterways and subsistent ecosystems are broadly known by many to be endangered and by some to be critically so. The work at Kern Turf is entrenched in Central Valley irrigation and ensuring irrigation systems are drought-friendly, so we tend to pay attention to these concerns. The irrigation systems that we sell, from families to farmers in the Central Valley are…Read More

  2. 6 Surefire Ways to Increase Property Value With Landscaping

    When it comes to property value, there are dozens of things homeowners can do to increase the value. From paint jobs to updated appliances and countless other tasks, those who put value into their home will likely see it returned.  One thing that homeowners often overlook, though, is the impact that landscaping has on property value. Landscaping is one of the first things that potential homebuyer…Read More

  3. Pieces of artificial grass

    5 Reasons to Consider Installing Artificial Grass

    Yard maintenance is never easy, and that’s especially true here in Bakersfield. Between near-constant sun and strict watering regulations, simply keeping your lawn in presentable shape can be a struggle, both for you and your wallet. If you’re looking for a way to remove many of those struggles, artificial grass installation may be perfect for you! Here at Kern Turf Supply, we’re proud to he…Read More

  4. Beginner’s Guide to Buying a BBQ Grill

    Although we are a few months out of Memorial Day, there is never a bad time to think about purchasing a new BBQ grill in Bakersfield. If you’re craving a well-cooked steak or grilled chicken don’t wait for a warm summer night to fire up the grill. Whether you are building out an outdoor kitchen and making your first significant grill purchase or upgrading an older gas grill, this article will …Read More

  5. The Value of Edging Your Landscaping

    Building the perfect yard for your home is a labor of love, and when it comes to landscaping, it can be easy to get lost in the details. Do you put this flower next to this tree? Is this the right shade of mulch? How much fertilizer does your grass need? But one detail that’s often overlooked is edging for your lawn. While many forget to edge their yards, it’s likely because they don’t recog…Read More

  6. Does Your Yard Need to be Fertilized?

    There’s a common saying that goes “the grass is always greener on the other side.” If you find yourself glaring in envy at your neighbor’s yard on a regular basis, this phrase might feel literal in your case. But what many forget that the grass that’s greener is often better cared for. While we could wax rhapsodic about the philosophy of your landscaping all day, that’s probably not wh…Read More

  7. The Ideal Grass for California

    When we think about our landscaping, our thoughts often drift immediately to our more labor-intensive features. Bushes, flower beds, and manicured trees all take a lot of time and energy to get to look just right. But one thing that we often overlook is the grass in our yard. The fact is, our grass plays a large role in making our landscaping feel cohesive.  When properly planted and cared for, y…Read More

  8. Landscape with Great Lighting

    The Importance of Proper Outdoor Lighting

    The Importance of Proper Outdoor Lighting Have you ever been to a house that looks gorgeous in the daytime, yet gruesome at night? A yard full of life, at least until the sun goes down? Without proper outdoor lighting, even the most pristine property can look like a haunted house on Halloween night.  At Kern Turf Supply, we know how to maintain the elegance of your outdoor environment by implemen…Read More

  9. The Most Common Damage To Artificial Turf

    Synthetic turf is prized by home and business owners alike for its rugged nature, ease of maintenance, and pleasing appearance. But while it is durable, it isn’t impervious to damage, and there are a few things that can quickly damage your turf. Here at Kern Turf Supply, we’ve seen more than our fair share of beat up artificial turf. To ensure that you take good care of your landscaping, we’…Read More

  10. Repairing Your Synthetic Lawn

    For the most part, your synthetic lawn will stand up to the rigors of day-to-day use. Are kids playing soccer in the yard? No problem. Rambunctious dogs sprinting back and forth? Ok. But on occasion or with undue wear and tear, you might notice a damaged spot in your yard. It could be an errant coal from the grill, or someone struck the turf with a sharp object.  While a damaged spot in your synt…Read More