Filed under: Outdoor Lifestyles, water garden | Tags: Fall Festival, Fall maintenance, Fall Water Garden Workshop, Pumpkin Carving
Jackson, Tn. –
Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio presents – The 18th. Annual Fall Festival & Aquatic Workshop. We have been holding this free event for 18 years now & still having FUN doing it! 😊 This is our way of saying THANK YOU to all of our customers and friends in the community.
Workshops, Pumpkin Carving, Pony rides & a full fledged Petting Zoo – There is something for EVERYONE! LOTS of FUN for the whole family! AND tradition demands it – so we will be firing up the grills and cooking lunch for everyone again this year! So bring your appetite!
We will go over ALL the things you will need to know about your Water Garden to help you get through the Fall and Winter seasons. No matter if you’re new to the hobby or an old pro, there will be something for you.
We will have a great ‘Hands On’ Pumpkin carving class with Jo Carter. She is a very accomplished “Pumpkin Carver” and will lead a how-to hands on class!*
AND an AWESOME ‘Petting Zoo that the kids will LOVE! Including Pony rides for the kids.
There will be some HUGE sales during this event, so don’t miss out on the savings!
THIS IS A FREE EVENT!
WHAT: The 18th. Annual Fall Workshop and Festival
WHEN: SATURDAY, October 15th. – 9 am. to 2 pm.
WHERE: Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio 2846 Old Medina Rd. Jackson, Tn. 38305
We will have:
– A Pumpkin carving class & CONTEST!*
– Treats for the kids
– A sale on water gardening products!
– A HUGE Sale on Fish and Aquatic Plants!
– Water Gardening experts on hand to answer all of your questions.
– Petting Zoo and Pony rides for the kids! This is an AWESOME petting Zoo folks, so bring the kids out and Enjoy!
– Lunch from 11:30am.- 1pm.
* The pumpkin carving class is $5.00 per person (includes pumpkin and carving tools). Kids MUST be supervised by a parent to take part in this class. Please call to pre-register for this class as supplies will be limited. For more info call Jo or Sandra at the Nursery 731-424-2206 or e-mail at cartercountry@charter.
Filed under: Outdoor Lifestyles, Videos, water garden | Tags: Moonlight Pond Tour
2016 Moonlight Pond Tour –
Filed under: Outdoor Lifestyles, water garden | Tags: Fund raiser, humane society, Moonlight Pond Tour
– Jackson, Tn.
September 17th. – 12th annual Moonlight Pond Tour. Come join us Saturday, Sept. 17th. and enjoy the most Unique Garden tour in the state! This is our Annual Fall Pond Tour! The tour always falls on the Saturday Night closest to the Full Harvest Moon! Don’t miss this Unique Garden Tour Experience! Tickets are $10 ea. (kids under 12 are FREE!). 100% of ALL ticket sales & donations go to the Humane Society! Carters Nursery is “Pond Central” for the Pond Tour and we invite you to come by throughout the evening and night to sit a spell, have a drink & a snack. Enjoy the Fire Pit and look at the BEAUTIFUL Gardens, Water Features & Landscape Lighting.
The 12th. Annual Moonlight Pond Tour is the original and only Garden Tour of it’s type in the state of Tennessee! This Water Garden Tour was founded and is hosted each year by Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio of Jackson, Tn. (Madison County), and benefits the Jackson Madison County Humane Society.
The Moonlight Pond Tour takes place each Fall and coincides with the Full Moon (the Harvest Moon). The Moonlight Pond Tour showcases Eco-System Ponds, Water Gardens, Pondless Waterfalls, Disappearing Fountains, Koi Ponds & more, all under a Gorgeous ‘Moonlit sky’ & enhanced by AWESOME Landscape Lighting.
“People LOVE this event” says Mark Carter, Landscape Designer at Carters Nursery Pond & Patio. “This Tour is unique! Most people have never been on a Garden Tour at night, much less a Pond tour… But once they see the Landscape Lighting and the Waterfalls glowing and the fish gliding through the Underwater Lights, they are blown away. This is a great night out with the family and/or a Wonderful Date Night” says Carter.
Now in its 12th year, TheMoonlight Pond Tour features favorite Ponds from years past along with some awesome new Water Features to enjoy! This is a self guided tour and is easy to follow, so you can tour at your own pace! Most of the stops are close together and the signs and map booklets are wonderfully easy to follow.
The Jackson Madison County Humane Society receives 100% of the money from the tickets we sell for the tour! We Love and Support our Local Humane Society and we have supported their Mission in our Community for many, many years. We truly appreciate your support too. It’s a Win-Win – Enjoy a GREAT night out and help a worthy cause!
What: The 12th. Annual Moonlight Pond Tour
When: Saturday, September 17th. from dusk till 11pm.
Where: Beautiful North Jackson, Tn. in Madison County & Humbolt, Tn. in Gibson Co.
Why: It’s Fun, Affordable and it’s for a GREAT CAUSE! A truly Unique & Beautiful Garden Tour!
Tickets: $10 for the Pond Tour (no charge for kids age 12 and under)
Moonlight Pond Tour Tickets are ON SALE NOW at Carter’s Nursery! Call Jo or Sandra for more info at 731-424-2206
Filed under: Outdoor Lifestyles, water garden | Tags: Disappearing fountain, Pondless Waterfall, Ponds, Water Features
”Getting your Feet Wet with Water Features″
Our first Summer Seminar of the season will focus on Water Features! Ponds, Water gardens, Pondless Waterfalls, Disappearing Fountains and more!
We will cover all the bases from Design to Installation of many different Water Features that you will LOVE. We will also discuss Aquatic Plants & Pond Fish like Koi, Comets and Shubunkins and much more.
We will install a Custom Spillway Bowl Fountain on-site at Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio as a demonstration for attendees. You will get to watch as this new feature is plugged in for the first time 😊 It’s going to be FUN!
The class will run from 9am. till we get finished (prob. around 11am). AND – Mark will fire up the Saffire Grill and fix lunch for all that attend. Please call ahead and register for this class.
WHAT: Summer Seminar – ”Getting your Feet Wet with Water Features″
WHEN: Saturday, July 16th. from 9am. till 11am (approximately)
WHERE: Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio 2846 Old Medina Rd. Jackson, Tn. 38305
The class is FREE. Please call ahead and register for this class. For more info Call – Jo or Sandra at 731-424-2206
Filed under: Outdoor Lifestyles, water garden | Tags: humane society, Luau, Moonlight Pond Party, Pond Tour
Carters Nursery presents the ‘Parade of Ponds’ to benefit the JMC Humane Society 6/25/2016
I am EXCITED! This years Summer Parade of Ponds, Pond Tour will showcase many Unique, Custom Water Gardens, Koi Ponds, Pondless Waterfalls, Disappearing Fountains and LOTS of Gorgeous Landscaping! This is our LARGEST Pond Tour of the season AND we host our Annual “Moonlight Pond Party” in the evening after the Tour is over. This Self Guided Tour is located in Jackson, Tn. (Madison County) and is easy to follow. The Summer Pond Tour is a Fundraiser for the Jackson Madison County Humane Society. 100% of ticket sales go to them, so tell your friends, family & everyone!
The Moonlight After Party has officially become the… “Moonlight Luau”! We have had so much fun with the “Luau” theme! So, we are gonna keep it up – We will decorate it up nicely – complete with – Tiki torches, Hawaiian Leis, a Cool Band playing laid back music and we are going to cook “Kaula Pork”! WHAT is that you ask??? That means the Pork will be cooked wrapped in Banana leafs and spiced “Hawaiian Luau style”! Last year every bite was eaten! So many said it was the best pork they had ever eaten Thanks!
– ALSO – We want everyone to wear your favorite Hawaiian “Get Up” – Shirt, skirt, hat, WHATEVER – and come on out for a Cool Evening. I’m giving an award (& PRIZE!) this year for ‘Best Luau outfit’ – so have some fun with it
This Self Guided Tour is located in Jackson, Tn. (Madison County) and is easy to follow. The Summer Pond Tour is a Fundraiser for the Jackson Madison County Humane Society. 100% of ticket sales go to help them, so tell all your friends!
Summer Pond Tour Tickets are $10 ea. (kids 12 and under are FREE!). Tickets can be purchased at Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio, ph# 731-424-2206. Each group receives a Map Booklet with detailed descriptions and directions. “A number of this year’s Summer Pond Tour stops are new to the Pond Tour, along with favorites featured in our prior Pond Tours” says Mark Carter, Owner/Designer at Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio. “We are looking forward to lots of folks coming out on the tour. People will be Amazed by the wonderful effect these Ponds, Waterfalls, Streams and Fish make. It’s just a Fun day followed by a Beautiful night at our Moonlight Luau. The Moonlight Luau is my way of saying Thanks to all the homeowners & Pond Tour participants” says Carter.
What: 18th. Annual Summer Pond Tour & Moonlight Luau.
When: Saturday, June 25th. 9am.-4pm. – Gates will re-open for the Moonlight Luau – 8pm. till 10pm.
Where can I get Tickets? Call or come by Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio at 2846 Old Medina Rd. Jackson, Tn. 38305 for more info call Jo or Sandra at 731-424-2206
How much are tickets? Tickets are $10 ea. (kids 12 and under are FREE!). 100% of ticket sales & donations go to the Jackson Humane Society!
Thanks & I’ll see you here🙂
Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio
2846 Old Medina Rd.
Jackson, Tn. 38305
Filed under: Outdoor Lifestyles | Tags: Evening by the Pond, Moonlight Pond Party, Pond Club Meeting
Come join the Carters for a ‘Evening by the Pond”
We have a FUN event coming up next Thursday evening that I hope you can make it out too! We call these events – ‘Evenings By The Pond’ and they are a great venue for Outdoor lovers and pond lovers to socialize together, talk about their plants and fish and enjoy each others little piece of PARADISE.
Thursday, May 19th @ 6:30 pm Mark, Jo, Jacob & the Carter family are sharing their piece of paradise with YOU. Mark will be grilling for everyone & Jo will be making some sweet treats too 😊
The Ponds, Gardens & Nursery will be open for your private enjoyment & You are invited to come out & partake in some good food & fun.
Shane & the guys will be there to have an educational discussion on the lighter side about water features too, so If you have a water feature and want to talk a little shop, or would like to see what one is all about, this is a great chance to find out. Bring a friend or two and come on out!
Give me or Jo a call at the Nursery 1-731-424-2206 to let me know your coming (RSVP) and I will make sure there is plenty of food for ALL! Come join us for a ‘Evening by the Pond”.
~ Mark Carter
Filed under: Butterfly House | Tags: Butterfly Garden Design, Butterfly House, Butterfly Plants, Butterfly Release, Butterfly Workshop
Butterfly Workshop and Release 6/4/2016
Great guest speakers, information on creating your own butterfly garden & a LIVE BUTTERFLY RELEASE are on the agenda! Bring the kids AND bring a CAMERA! Don’t miss this one! Call for more info and to get your name on the list for a Butterfly to Personally Release! #731-424-2206 – ask for Jo.
We have a Great speaker to teach you all about ‘HOW TO’ attract these beautiful creatures to your garden with proper Plant selection. Here’s a little info on our guest speaker Mrs. Betty Stephens –
Mrs. Betty is a Master Gardener and Butterfly Enthusiast. She will start us off with a great Garden Workshop about Host Plants, nectar plants and how they work with the Butterflies in your Garden. The class will be followed by a Q & A with Mrs. Betty & Mark Carter (landscape designer at Carters Nursery).
Then we will be working with Mrs. Betty & Mrs. Jo doing a LIVE butterfly release in the Butterfly House.
Set your calendars & don’t miss this AWESOME Educational Workshop! As a matter of fact – Bring the whole family! Your KIDS will love this!
WHEN – Saturday, June 4th. Starting at 9am. The Presentation will run approximately 1 1/2 – 2 hours.
WHERE – Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio – 2846 Old Medina Rd. Jackson TN. 38305 For more info call – 731-424-2206
WHAT – We will learn about our beautiful friend, the Butterfly! We will learn about the life-cycle of the Butterfly, their host plants, their impact on our environment and how to attract them to YOUR GARDEN! Butterflies AND Butterfly Plants will be available at the workshop. AND there will be a LIVE BUTTERFLY RELEASE during the Program!
HOW DO I REGISTER – It’s Easy! AND It’s Free! Just call the Nursery at 731-424-2206. Tell them how many will be with your group and your done! There will be a limited # of butterflies available for kids to release – IF you want to be on this list, CALL ASAP! These slots will fill quickly. Bring a folding lawn chair if you like. I hope to see you all there! It’s going to be AWESOME!
PS: Bring a CAMERA! Unbelievable photo opps!