Mission Statement:

It is our mission to help people create and maintain beautiful landscapes and gardens.

In 1965, John and Janice White opened the gates to White Forest Nursery with just a yard full of plants and a pitch-up tent. John’s experience as an Agricultural Inspector for the state and horticultural degree from UC Berkeley allowed him to successfully supply plants to the Bakersfield area, but more importantly supply a wealth of knowledge to his customers. John and Janice established a tradition of offering a wide selection of plants along with a great deal of knowledge to make his customers successful a tradition that has been carried on by John’s son Jere White and daughter-in-law Rita White still to this day. After more than 45 years, White Forest Nursery has served its customers with the best customer service, plant selection, and gardening advice in all of Kern County.

With a Masters Degree in Biology from Stanford University and over 30 years of experience in the Nursery and Horticultural Industries, Jere knows what he’s talking about when it comes to plants. Jere and Rita have made sure to carry on the tradition John and Janice started in 1965 of having an extremely knowledgeable team and carrying a great selection.

Our team is comprised of some of the most knowledgeable nursery men and women in all of Kern County. They are here to help you with plant selection and to make sure you are successful when you get home.

We stock the widest range of the most popular and unusual plants found nowhere else in the county. Aside from plant selection, our gift shop has grown quickly in popularity and is known to carry many unique and unusual items. From garden gnomes to beautiful wind chimes, our gift items are a ton of fun to browse and shop.

We would like to thank you for supporting us for all your gardening needs. We take pride in helping you become successful at home in the garden and without you, we could not accomplish this mission.