1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Types of Synthetic Grass

    When temperatures in Bakersfield easily reach into the hundreds on a regular basis, lawn care is one of those projects that you just can’t seem to win, especially if you want full, thick grass and lush green landscaping. These landscapes take a lot of maintenance, care, and water in order to keep them thriving. In this hot climate, it’s essential that you work in some native grasses and possib…Read More

  8. 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

  9. Tips for Fall Landscaping

    In our previous blog, the Bakersfield landscape supply team at Kern Turf Supply gave you a few tips for managing your lawn in the autumn months—after all, winter is coming. In this blog, we’ll branch out from lawns and take a look at other parts of your yard, giving you a checklist of tasks to complete before that “chilly” California winter sets in. Clean, weed, and fertilize your garden a…Read More

  10. Tips for Fall Lawn Care

    We hate to break it to you—but summer is coming to a close, and cooler temperatures and rainy day are on the way. While California isn’t really known for its seasons, there are plenty of lawn care tips to keep in mind as we transition from summer to “winter.” In this blog, the Bakersfield landscape experts at Kern Turf Supply will give you few tips to keep your lawn looking green and lush …Read More