1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. The History of Artificial Turf, Part 2

    Welcome back to our history of artificial turf. In a previous blog, we outlined the origins of this material that’s found throughout backyards and sports fields in Bakersfield. Long gone are the days of coarse green plastic grass. Instead, there’s life-like and soft grass. But how did we get to that point? Let’s find out more.  While Astros fans were distracted by the on-field display, othe…Read More

  6. The History of Artificial Turf

    When it comes to landscaping, we’re often more concerned with the end result than we are the process of creating the final product. Part of that is because landscaping is something we’re meant to enjoy in the present, and part of that is because many of us aren’t terribly concerned with how our landscaping products made it to our yard. That said, the history of these products is often a fasc…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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