1. Types of Mulch, Benefits, and How to Use It

    Talk to any gardening or landscaping professional about how to better take care of your garden, they will most likely say something about mulch. But when you head to your local landscape supply store, you’ll find a variety of different types of mulch, each with their own unique benefits, and of course, price. Whether you’re looking to conserve water or simply want to refresh the aesthetics of …Read More

  2. Tips for Choosing a Sprinkler System and Heads

    Whether for your home lawn, commercial landscape, park, or golf course, there is a lot of information out there about sprinkler systems that will help you choose the right system and features for your needs. And because sprinkler systems and overall irrigation supplies can be an investment, it’s a good idea to know as much as you can before you make a purchase. Kern Turf Supply has a large selec…Read More

  3. What Does N-P-K Mean?

    The benefit of living in the Bakersfield or Southern California area is that planting can be done just about all year long. Although, the downside to that is that the lawn or garden needs to be fertilized as well. If you’re a seasoned gardener or landscaper, you’ll have your favorite brand and type of fertilizer, you’ll know what to look for in a fertilizer, and you’ll know when and how to…Read More

  4. Efficiency Tips For Irrigation Systems

    Sprinkler and irrigation systems can be quite an investment for homeowners and business owners alike, so it’s important to understand the best ways of ensuring that they are efficient. At Kern Turf Supply, we provide Bakersfield, CA with high-quality Rain Bird pump packages, misting systems, climate based controllers, central control irrigation products, and more. We are passionate about water c…Read More

  5. Advice On Caring For Artificial Turf

    Regardless of the type of synthetic turf you have in your lawn, whether it’s short nylon or long polypropylene, the turf needs to be cared for in order for it to last as long as you would like. Just like you would have to mow or water a natural grass lawn, synthetic turf lawns also need regular maintenance to keep it looking its best. At Kern Turf Supply, we provide high-quality landscaping mate…Read More

  6. Common Sprinkler Problems

    Whether you have an irrigation system for your golf course, home lawn, or a commercial business, there are certain problems that arise after years of use, wear and tear, or even when it isn’t installed correctly. At Kern Turf Supply, our irrigation supplies are sturdy, durable, and reliable. But even when things are going smoothly, there are a few common problems that you should watch out for. G…Read More

  7. Drought-Tolerant Grasses

    If you drive around Bakersfield, there’s a good chance you will see lawns, golf courses, and businesses with lush green grass. Unfortunately, these lawns require a considerable amount of water to maintain that fresh, bright green look. At Kern Turf Supply, we believe that everyone should do their best to support the environment and regulate, monitor, and potentially reduce the amount of water th…Read More

  8. Water Conservation For Your Landscape

    With temperatures rising and the fire season getting worse and worse each year, it’s becoming more and more important to understand the benefits of water conservation and management. When it comes to your landscape and creating or maintaining an irrigation strategy, it’s important to both understand the benefits of conserving water (in terms of saving money as well as health benefits to the la…Read More

  9. Types of Landscape Lighting

    No matter where you live or what type of business you run, whether it’s a golf course, park, or restaurant, landscape lighting can create a welcoming environment, protect guests, and help put a focal point on certain areas. Even though lighting is a sort of finishing touch on many designs, it plays an essential role in the overall feel of the space. So you probably know that you should and want …Read More

  10. Saving Water in Your Landscape

    There’s no question that plants need some amount of water, however small, to survive. While it does rain in Bakersfield, it’s not very often and not very much, making it that much more important to keep an eye on how much water you’re using to maintain your landscape. So if you do want to be water conscious in your landscape design, here are a few tips from the experts at Kern Turf Supply. O…Read More