1. How to Prevent Water Erosion

    Whether you’re worried about erosion due to rain, a nearby river, or your irrigation system, it is a concern that many homeowners and business owners have, even in Bakersfield. If you’re seeing exposed roots in your garden beds or soil that is sliding into your driveway, it could be a sign of runoff or erosion of the topsoil. But you often don’t see these signs in your own yard, they occur d…Read More

  2. Drip Irrigation Advantages and Disadvantages

    When you’re living in Bakersfield and want to take care of your landscape, it comes down to being able to best water the space. Even with native plants, in such a hot, dry climate, it can be challenging to keep plants, shrubs, grass, and trees alive. So as you’re planning your landscape design, having a strong watering strategy will ensure that all of your time and money isn’t wasted. A comm…Read More

  3. Spring Landscape Maintenance Tips

    Even though it’s technically spring, it’s already getting pretty hot in Bakersfield and Central California. So before summer hits, it’s important to take care of some garden or lawn maintenance tasks. Even in the hot climate of California, many homeowners and business owners want to keep their lawn, golf course, or greenery as fresh and healthy as possible. Here are some tips from the expert…Read More

  4. Finding the Right Barbeque For Your Backyard

    It might only be January, but once the holidays are over it's hard to think about anything other than the weather getting warmer and springtime barbeque season arriving! If you love to cook in the great outdoors for your family and friends, now is the perfect time to start thinking about getting a new barbeque for your backyard. There are a number of things that you'll need to consider in order to…Read More

  5. How to Keep Your Synthetic Turf Looking Its Very Best

    One of the big benefits of putting artificial grass around your home or business is that it's significantly lower maintenance than real grass. No watering, no mowing, and no brown spots to treat, and no need to cover it with dangerous chemicals just to get the look that you want. It's a great way to keep your lawn looking perfectly manicured without putting a lot of time, energy, or money into it.…Read More

  6. Benefits of an Automated Sprinkler System

    Are you sick of moving the sprinkler around all day, every day? Are you tired of lugging your garden hose around and removing its kinks all the time? Are you over dry, bald spots, and overwatered, muddy patches? If you answered “yes” to any or all of these questions, then it’s time to consider installing an automated sprinkler system. In this blog, the Bakersfield landscape supply experts at…Read More

  7. Breaking Up With Your Old Backyard

    Dear Backyard, How have you been? It’s a bummer you got caught in the hailstorm today, and the fact that the neighbor’s dog has been barking non-stop all week hasn’t made matters any better. I can’t even imagine what that’s like.   I’m sorry if I’ve been cold and distant lately. We haven’t hung out in a few days because I’ve been really busy, and I’ve had a lot on my mind late…Read More

  8. Your New Outdoor Kitchen

    Indoor kitchens are overrated. Why not bring all the functions of a kitchen to the great outdoors? In this blog, the Bakersfield landscape supply team at Kern Turf Supply will give you a checklist for everything you need to create an amazing outdoor kitchen. A Grill It all starts with the grill. What’s the point of having an outdoor kitchen if you can’t cook out there? This is the centerpiece …Read More

  9. It’s Lit: The Importance of Landscape Lighting

    In the Kern Turf Supply blog, we’ve talked about elements of a great landscape for years. It doesn’t matter if it’s the lawns, the hot tubs, the decks, the flowerbeds, the outdoor kitchens, or the backyard beach cabanas—if you can dream it up, we’ve blogged about it. Except there’s one thing we’ve overlooked: landscape lighting. Lighting is such a crucial part of a landscape—potent…Read More

  10. Dreaming of a Better Backyard

    As residents of the beautiful state of California, we don’t exactly deal with winter like the rest of the country does. While people in Wyoming are hunkering down in their log cabins and plugging in their cars to keep their fuel lines from freezing, Californians are putting on parkas because, well, it’s gonna be 60 degrees outside. California “winter” isn’t exactly a tough season to bear…Read More