Carter's Water Garden


After The Storm…

The rising sun revealed varying amounts of damage. Some lost trees, lots of roof damage, hail damage on cars, limbs and debris all over… Thousands still have no power this morning. BUT, in many ways we dodged a bullet! I haven’t heard of any deaths related to last nights storms! 🙏🏻 And it really brought many people together helping each other out, checking on neighbors, picking up debris, etc…

Here are a few images that local people posted of storm damage and a map of power outages that are still being repaired.

All our local workers are cleaning up and repairing damage as I write this. Things like this really bring things into focus. We must all count our blessings 🙏🏻

Now, heres an old cliche’ for ya’… ”If you don’t like the weather, just wait a minute, it will change”! Temps in the 70’s and tornados yesterday – Frost warning Tonight! 🥶

Cover tender plants, bring in house plants, etc… Frost in the AM!

Have a great day! Count your Blessings! Love thy neighbor! And cover your plants 🪴 😊

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 Reflections…

Crazy weekend! 75 degrees Friday gave way to 28 degrees the next day. Tornado weather! We have all seen the news of what happened across Tennessee, Arkansas, Kentucky and Illinois 😥🙏🏻 We have picked up around our place and counted our blessings that we were mostly spared. Prayers🙏🏻for all those effected🙏🏻 Many lost everything, including their lives. Tragedy doesn’t care if its almost Christmas…

Heres one way that ’You & I’ can help. Here’s a copy paste from The American Red Cross –

“Help people affected by the tornadoes by visiting redcross.org or calling 800-RED-CROSS. Donations directed toward tornado victims enable the Red Cross to respond to and help people recover from this disaster. This includes providing food, shelter, relief supplies, emotional support and other assistance.”

Prayers for all those affected 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

Mark C.



Monday Morning Moment of Zen | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

After a week of storms, when all the rain finally quit, I walked down to where the drainage/Creek goes under the road at the Nursery. It has its own natural beauty 😊 Once it subsides we have a bit of cleanup to do, but thank the Lord, no major damage.

Check out the flow of water in this short video. Maybe the sound of the flowing creek will add a little Zen to your morning 😊

Carter Country Creek

Have a Great Monday!

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 Reflections…

I woke up this morning to such a surprise! WOW! What’s going on?! What in the world is that in the sky?! My wife said, I think it’s the Sun 🌞 😊

Up with the sun! It’s time to get outside & see what’s happening in the garden. Spring is Coming!

After the storm yesterday evening, as the front moved on past, you could see the clearing in the sky & it had a red glow from what was left of the sunset. Almost at the same time Jo & I said  “Red sky at night, sailors’ delight” 😊 Which in the old saying is followed by – “Red sky at morning, sailors take warning”.

Right then I knew we would have a beautiful Sunrise in the morning!

In case you didn’t know, that old saying about the sky is true & it comes straight from the Bible and the words of Jesus –

Matthew 16:2-3

He answered them, “When it is evening, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.’And in the morning, ‘It will be stormy today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times”.

As for me, I’m just thrilled that we are past the rain for a bit! Prayers for all the folks around the river who are facing a record setting flood 🙏🏻 It’s getting pretty bad!

 

“We can only appreciate the miracle of a sunrise if we have waited in the darkness”.

~ Sapna Reddy

 

Have a great day! ✌️❤️

 

~ Mark C.