Carter’s Garden Blog


Events for the 2012 Season.
January 17, 2012, 7:36 pm
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Events for the 2012 Season.

Feb 24, 25 & 26 – West TN Lawn & Garden Show: @ Jackson, TN. Fairgrounds Come on out and see our Display! It will be an early SPRING!

March 24 – Memphis Master Gardeners Spring Fling. At the Red Barn.

March 30 & 31 -Spring Expo/Customer Appreciation Day at Carters Nursery. Come take part in our Workshops & Classes! FREE LUNCH for ALL that come! Petting Zoo & Pond Rides for the kids! BIG SALES for the Spring Season for all that come! Y’ all Come!

April 21st. – “Getting Started with an Organic Vegetable Garden” We will show you how to prepare and plant an organic garden of your own! Get your hands dirty or just watch and have a good time!

May 19 – Our ‘Spring’ Pond Tour. 1st. of the season! (Sat. after Mother’s Day) – A FUN and Beautiful Day! This is a Self Guided Tour and this is a Fundraiser for the Jackson Humane Society. Tickets are $10 ea. (kids under 12 are FREE!).

June 2 – Butterfly Release: (1st W/E in June) We will have 2 great speakers, a class on creating your own butterfly garden & a LIVE BUTTERFLY RELEASE! Bring the kids AND bring a CAMERA!

June 23 – Our ‘Summer’ Pond Tour (Sat after Father’s Day). A FUN and Beautiful Day! This is a Self Guided Tour and this is a Fundraiser for the Jackson Humane Society. Tickets are $10 ea. (kids under 12 are FREE!). This is also the night of the “Moonlight Pond PartyAgricenter in Memphis.

“! This is a DON’T MISS event!

July 14 – Summer Seminar: – Getting started with Water Gardening This is a GREAT Seminar for someone who is interested in getting or building their own Water Feature! We will go over EVERYTHING from design to installation and we will actually build a running waterfall at the class. Please call to register for this class.

August 18 – Summer Seminar: TBA

Sept. 15 -Summer Seminar: – TBA

September 29 – Moonlight Pond Tour (8th Annual). This is our Annual Night Time Pond Tour! It actually falls on the Full ‘Harvest’ Moon this year! Don’t miss this Unique Garden Tour Experience!

Oct 20 – Fall Expo/Customer Appreciation Day. Come take part in our Workshops & Classes! FREE LUNCH for ALL that come! Petting Zoo & Pond Rides for the kids! BIG SALES for the Fall Season for all that come! Y’ all Come!

Thanks and I hope to see you here! Call me with any questions at 731-424-2206

~ Mark Carter



Things to do in my garden…
January 3, 2012, 12:42 pm
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I went out this morning to look around my garden to find something that I could get into… So I started a list. I ended up with a pretty good amount of work to do… So I started with planting some left over bulbs I had in my shed. They are daffodil bulbs and they are still firm and in good shape.It’s a bit late in the season, but  I’ve done this before with good results, and I hate to let them go bad. I will look forward to seeing how they come out in Spring.

~Mark



Happy New Year 2012! Now get out in the garden!
January 1, 2012, 11:45 am
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Another trip around the sun now begins! 2011 just flew by for me and I am so looking forward to getting into this new year. I am going to get out in the garden more this year than last! I am going grow more tomatoes than last year! I am going to put up more chow-chow and pickled peppers than last year! These are a few of MY “New Years Resolutions”… The most important one is – GET OUT IN THE GARDEN! I walked around this morning right after sun rise, what a beautiful morning! You can’t grow much this time of year, so I found myself messing with my waterfalls… I cleaned up some leaves and cleaned my pond skimmer. The birds are really active! It’s going to be a GREAT year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I wish you all an AWESOME 2012!

Cheers!

~Mark Carter