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June 6th. – A Very Important Day! 🇺🇸 For Multiple Reasons… | Jackson, TN

Today is a special day! In more ways than 1… Today, every American should remember the D-Day Invasion of WWII, June 6, 1944. That was the day that Allied forces invaded northern France by means of beach landings in Normandy. My grandfathers unit was there (Omaha Beach) and I have always felt a sense of pride and gratitude knowing what all those great men did for us 🇺🇸

Grandad was a Tank Destroyer in WWII. Today was a big day for the men that landed on the beaches at Normandy. Big day for all of us as well! God Bless America

The other thing that makes this a very special day is that today is my moms birthday! A very special day indeed! 🎂 

Happy Birthday mom! 🎈

You can’t send mom a Facebook Birthday message, because she’s not on Facebook 😊 BUT, she does read my BLOG … So feel free to drop a HB comment here if you’d like to. I’ll make sure she gets it

Thanks mom for all you do! You are a linchpin! You hold it all together and make it all work. I don’t know what I would do without you

Happy Birthday Mom! 🎁  I Love You! ❤️ 

“Thoughtful lady, that works so hard,
Always been there, my dear lifeguard.
Places others before herself,
Proud of pictures on her shelf.

When in pain, maintains her smile,
Multi-tasking, she’s versatile.
With all of this; time she finds,
Her love for us, constantly reminds.

On her birthday, just want to say,
I don’t know how, I will repay?
Eternally grateful, I hope she will see,
The greatest mother, she will always be.”

~ Martin Dejnicki

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Mark Carter
Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio
2846 Old Medina Rd.
Jackson, Tn. 38305
Ph.# 731-424-2206
http://www.cartercountry.com

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Sunday Reflection’s…

I was thinking/reflecting this morning while I sipped my coffee about the passage of time and the seasons. As winter slowly moves into spring, it feels like warmer weather will never arrive. Then boom 💥 it’s June again… Time is so funny! I guess the old wisdom holds true, time is fleeting… The only real time is Now!

Don’t blink… And don’t procrastinate! Time waits for no man! Get out and enjoy NOW! Carpe Diem’!

“This is June, the month of grass and leaves . . . already the aspens are trembling again, and a new summer is offered me.  I feel a little fluttered in my thoughts, as if I might be too late.  Each season is but an infinitesimal point.  It no sooner comes than it is gone.  It has no duration.  It simply gives a tone and hue to my thought.  Each annual phenomena is reminiscence and prompting.  Our thoughts and sentiments answer to the revolution of the seasons, as two cog-wheels fit into each other.  We are conversant with only one point of contact at a time, from which we receive a prompting and impulse and instantly pass to a new season or point of contact.  A year is made up of a certain series and number of sensations and thoughts which have their language in nature.  Now I am ice, now I am sorrel.  Each experience reduces itself to a mood of the mind.”
– Henry David Thoreau, Journal, June 6, 1857


Enjoy the day!

~ Mark C.



Jackson Tennessee’s #1 Talk Radio Show – Everybody Talks | WNWS 101.5 FM | Friday Radio Report | Carters Nursery Pond&Patio | Call In 731-423-8101

Good Morning 🌞 Jackson & West TN! I am entering Western Auto to go LI VE on this beautiful morning! I am joining the host of Everybody Talks – Seabass! Tune In! You will be Listening to Jackson TN’s #1 Talk Radio Show! And we are on a LIVE Remote in S. Jackson at Western Auto. Join us on💥 Everybody Talk’s! 💥 

I’m on with Sea Bass on Fridays from 9-11am Call in with ALL your gardening and Outdoor Lifestyle questions at 731-423-8101 OR – Listen LIVE at 101.5 WNWS – FM Talk Radio – on your smart phone using your TuneIn app.!

There is always LOTS of stuff happening in Jackson TN on the weekend! And this weekend is No Different! Call in and be part of it! 1-731-423-8101

– Do you have planting to do? Soil is your foundation when your growing things. Till in some Compost & Manure! We have the BEST at Carters Nursery! HAPPY FROG!

– It’s time for the Design and planting of shrubs and trees! 
– Trim shrubs, weed beds, MULCH!
– Time to clean up our Water Gardens!

Set your Calendars for Saturday, June 24th.! That is the day of our Annual Pond Tour! Check out our promotional video 👇🏻

The Hummingbirds are back in force! And they are HUNGRY! This may help…

Hummingbird Nectar recipe

4 parts Water
1 part Granulated Sugar

Mix/stir together in a pot. No need to boil! You can use Hot tap water to dissolve the sugar in the mix. Let it cool and pour it in your feeders. Boom 💥 

Hummingbirds are tough, tiny little creatures! And they have a mighty appetite! I ❤️ Hummingbirds!

Top Soil, Sand, Garden Amendments, Mulch, Pond Supplies, Koi Fish & more | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN 

Call in! 1-731-423-8101

Text in! 1-731-277-5155

Visit The Koi Shack! Beautiful, healthy fish for your Koi Pond & Water Garden. 

Spring is Here! But Summer is coming!

We have Everything for your Pond and Water Garden at Carters Nursery Pond & Patio. From Seasonal Koi Food and Water Treatments to Filters and Supplies, we have you covered!

Plants and flowers are in as well!

Hummingbird plants, flowers, hanging baskets, aquatic plants and more… | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee 

Fridays on the radio are something I always look forward to! Its gonna be fun! Give us a call 731-423-8101.

Thanks and have a great Memorial Day weekend! 

– I’m on Everybody Talks with Sea Bass Fridays from 9-11am Call in with ALL your Outdoor Living questions 731-423-8101

Mark Carter
Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio
2846 Old Medina Rd.
Jackson, Tn. 38305
Ph.# 731-424-2206
http://www.cartercountry.com

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Carters Nursery Pond & Patios Summer Pond Tour is Saturday, June 24th. 2023 | A Benefit For The Jackson Animal Care Center

This years Summer Pond Tour will showcase many unique, custom water gardens, koi ponds, pondless waterfalls, disappearing fountains and of course LOTS of gorgeous landscaping! 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 Animal Care Center, 100% of ticket sales go to help them, so tell all your friends!

Tickets are $20 ea. (kids under 12 are FREE!). 100% of ALL ticket sales & donations go to the Jackson Animal Care Center.

What: 25th. Annual Summer Pond Tour
When: Saturday, June 24th. 9am. till 5pm.
Where can I get Tickets? Call or come by Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio at 2846 Old Medina Rd. Jackson, Tn. 38305 or call Jo or Sandra at 731-424-2206
How much are tickets? Tickets are $20 ea. (kids 12 and under are FREE!). 100% of ticket sales goes to the Jackson Animal Care Center!

You will see beautiful Waterfalls, Koi Ponds and more at this Unique Garden Tour!
June is HERE! Don’t miss the Summer Pond Tour! A Beautiful Day in the Garden! And every penny goes to support a wonderful cause – Our Pets! 🐶 🐈

Y’all come help us raise some much needed funds for the animals 🐕 🐈 


Mark Carter
Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio
2846 Old Medina Rd.
Jackson, Tn. 38305
Ph# 731-424-2206
http://www.cartercountry.com



Sunday Reflection’s…

Well it’s official, the Summertime season is upon us! Yes, it’s Memorial Day Weekend 🇺🇸 This is the weekend that we kick it off for Summer – boating, grilling, pools, etc. This is a very Important Day/Weekend for our country as well…

Thank you! To all the men and women who gave all so we could have and enjoy our freedom! Tell your kids and grandkids what this day stands for! 🇺🇸 God Bless America 💥

Memorial Day honors and mourns our brave men and women who gave their lives in service to our country! Its our duty to remember that all this happiness and freedom that we enjoy comes from the blood and sacrifice of soldiers who fought and died for all our freedoms! And its our duty to teach this to our children and grandchildren… Freedom isn’t Free! 

“By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
   Their flag to April’s breeze unfurled,
Here once the embattled farmers stood
   And fired the shot heard round the world.

The foe long since in silence slept;
   Alike the conqueror silent sleeps;
And Time the ruined bridge has swept
   Down the dark stream which seaward creeps.

On this green bank, by this soft stream,
   We set today a votive stone;
That memory may their deed redeem,
   When, like our sires, our sons are gone.

Spirit, that made those heroes dare
   To die, and leave their children free,
Bid Time and Nature gently spare
   The shaft we raise to them and thee”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

God Bless America 🇺🇸 

Mark C.



Jackson Tennessees #1 Talk Radio Show | Everybody Talks | LIVE Remote at ACE HARDWARE | Call In 731-423-8101 | Carters Nursery Pond & Patio

Good Morning 🌞 Jackson & West TN! I am entering ACE HARDWARE to go LI VE on this beautiful morning! I am joining the host of Everybody Talks – The man himself – Seabass! Tune In! Your gonna LOVE it! You will be Listening to Jackson TN’s #1 Talk Radio Show! And we are on a LIVE Remote at Jackson’s #1 Hardware Store – ACE is the Place! Join us on💥 Everybody Talk’s! 💥 

I’m on with Sea Bass on Fridays from 9-11am Call in with ALL your gardening and Outdoor Lifestyle questions at 731-423-8101 OR – Listen LIVE at 101.5 WNWS – FM Talk Radio – on your smart phone using your TuneIn app.!

There is always LOTS of stuff happening in Jackson TN on the weekend! And this weekend is No Different! This is Memorial Day Weekend! The ‘Unofficial Start to Summer 💥 Call in and be part of it! 1-731-423-8101

Lots of stuff happening in the garden right now! Planting Is Underway!!!
– Is your Garden in? Till in some Compost & Manure! We have the BEST at Carters Nursery! HAPPY FROG!

– It’s time for the Design and planting of shrubs and trees! 
– Trim shrubs, weed beds, MULCH!
– Time to clean up our Water Gardens!

Are you feeding the hummingbirds? This may help…

Hummingbird Nectar recipe

4 parts Water
1 part Granulated Sugar

Mix/stir together in a pot. No need to boil! You can use Hot tap water to dissolve the sugar in the mix. Let it cool and pour it in your feeders. Boom 💥 

Carters Nursery is closed in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen Tuesday the 30th. Have a safe and happy Memorial Day 🇺🇸

Top Soil, Sand, Garden Amendments, Mulch, Pond Supplies, Koi Fish & more | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN 

Call in! 1-731-423-8101

Text in! 1-731-277-5155

Visit The Koi Shack! Beautiful, healthy fish for your Koi Pond & Water Garden.

Spring is Here! 

We have Everything for your Pond and Water Garden at Carters Nursery Pond & Patio. From Seasonal Koi Food and Water Treatments to Filters and Supplies, we have you covered!

Plants and flowers are in as well!

Hummingbird plants, flowers, hanging baskets, aquatic plants and more… | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

Fridays on the radio are something I always look forward to! Its gonna be fun! Give us a call 731-423-8101.

Thanks and have a great Memorial Day weekend! 

– I’m on Everybody Talks with Sea Bass Fridays from 9-11am Call in with ALL your Outdoor Living questions 731-423-8101

Mark Carter
Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio
2846 Old Medina Rd.
Jackson, Tn. 38305
Ph.# 731-424-2206
http://www.cartercountry.com

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Sunday Reflection’s…

West Tn. weather is crazy, but still very seasonably predictable… The blackberries are in bloom once again & boom 💥 here comes a cold front that drops the temps overnight. Cool and crisp this morning and it feels SO GOOD 😊 I love me some ‘Blackberry Winter’…

Enjoy this day and this lovely little cold snap… knowing that soon, Summer Heat will be upon us! And, it will be time to pick blackberries once again 😊

“I see blackberry winter’s here
that very special time of year
when thorny vine’s small pure white bloom
announces colder weather’s doom.

It’s cold enough to wear long sleeves
to ward off spring’s last chilly breeze
yet warm enough up in the day
to show that cold won’t long hold sway.

The flower of this lowly berry
reminds that summer won’t long tarry.
This mini-season won’t last long
so don a coat and tag along.

We’ll both enjoy this evening’s nip
hands in each other’s loving grip
and gaze into each other’s eyes
as stars replace the clear blue skies.

As whippoorwill gives serenade
from ‘cross the pond in brushy glade
beneath a blanket we’ll start to plan
vacation on the ocean’s sand.

But in the back of cozy mind
all thoughts of winter left behind
tiny voices, soft and sweet
reminds that next comes summer heat.”

~ Stan Holiday

I’m off for an adventure… Y’all have fun 🤩

~ Mark C.



Jackson’s #1 Talk Radio Show – Everybody Talks | LIVE TALK RADIO | WNWS 101.5FM | Call In! | 731-423-8101 | Carters Nursery Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN

Good Morning 🌞 Jackson & West TN! I am entering the Studio’s of WNWS 101.5 FM Radio on this beautiful cool morning! I am joining the host of Everybody Talks – The man himself – Mr. Seabass to you and me 😊 Tune In! Your gonna LOVE it! You will be Listening to Jackson TN’s #1 Talk Radio Show! The name says it all! – 💥 Everybody Talk’s! 💥 

I’m on with Sea Bass on Fridays from 9-11am Call in with ALL your gardening and Outdoor Lifestyle questions at 731-423-8101 OR – Listen LIVE at 101.5 WNWS – FM Talk Radio – on your smart phone using your TuneIn app.!

There is always LOTS of stuff happening in Jackson TN on the weekend! And this weekend is No Different! Tune in… We will tell you all about it! OR you can Call in and be part of it! 1-731-423-8101

Lots of stuff happening in the garden right now! Spring Is Underway!!!
– Is your Garden in? Till in some Compost & Manure! We have the BEST at Carters Nursery! HAPPY FROG!

– It’s time for the Design and planting of shrubs and trees! 
– Trim shrubs, weed beds, MULCH!
– Time to clean up our Water Gardens!

Are you feeding the hummingbirds? This may help…

Hummingbird Nectar recipe

4 parts Water
1 part Granulated Sugar

Mix/stir together in a pot. No need to boil! You can use Hot tap water to dissolve the sugar in the mix. Let it cool and pour it in your feeders. Boom 💥 

PLUS – Its Time to plant tomatoes 🍅 squash and other vegetables NOW!

Have you planted any tomatoes 🍅? If not, this is the PERFECT time! | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee
Stop in and get some Garden and Pond supplies! We are fully stocked and ready! 

Come on in for your Top Soil, Sand, Garden Amendments, Mulch, Pond Supplies, Koi Fish & more | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN 

Call in! 1-731-423-8101

Text in! 1-731-277-5155

Fishy Friday’s are back for 2023! 20% off KOI ALL DAY on Friday at Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio! 

Carters Nursery is open to serve you today until 4pm. Drop by and say Hi 😊

Spring is Here! 

We have Everything for your Pond and Water Garden at Carters Nursery Pond & Patio. From Seasonal Koi Food and Water Treatments to Filters and Supplies, we have you covered!

Plants and flowers are in as well!

Plants of all types are in! Including vegetables, flowers, succulents and hanging baskets💥

Fridays on the radio are something I always look forward to! Its gonna be fun! Give us a call 731-423-8101.

PS: Our hometown BBQ pit master – Scott Parish & his team – The Cotton Pickin’ Porkers’ are competing in the World Championship BBQ Contest at Memphis in May! 💥 Stop by and give your support! And eat some Awesome BBQ 🍖

Thanks and have a great weekend! 

– I’m on Everybody Talks with Sea Bass Fridays from 9-11am Call in with ALL your Outdoor Living questions 731-423-8101

Mark Carter
Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio
2846 Old Medina Rd.
Jackson, Tn. 38305
Ph.# 731-424-2206
http://www.cartercountry.com

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Waterfall Wednesday | Carters Nursery Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN

Many evenings in the Spring and early Summer we never really make it in the house… We end up eating dinner out on the patio, feeding the fish and sitting on the swing and just enjoying the Waterfalls 🌊

Living the ‘Pond Life’ can be pretty sweet!

It’s the midpoint of the week! It’s all downhill from here! Enjoy this #Waterfallwednesday!

Mark Carter
Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio
2846 Old Medina Rd.
Jackson, Tn. 38305
Ph.# 731-424-2206
http://www.cartercountry.com

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Sunday Reflection’s…

Everyone is “Born of Woman”, so everyone has a birth mother. Some of us are fortunate enough to have a Mom ❤️ A nurturer, giver, teacher… A person above & beyond all others in your life. I am blessed by the fact that I still have my Mom!

Happy Mothers Day to the Best Mom Ever!

We are having Lunch together today 💥

Proverbs 31:25: “She is clothed with strength and dignity; she can laugh at the days to come.”

Momma loves to laugh and have fun. I’ve always loved this picture of her and dad laughing and having fun.

I think this bible verse sums up a Mothers Love.
1 Corinthians 13:4-7: “Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.”

My wife is being celebrated today as well as my sister and many many great Moms that I know ❤️

“Mother is the name for God in the lips and hearts of little children.”

~ William Makepeace Thackeray

Happy Mother’s Day to ALL the Moms out there! What in the world would we have done without you! ❤️


~ Mark C.