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

I just Love these eroded stones. Time and running water can erode and split most anything, including solid stone! We try to use these old pieces in our work to give a feature a natural look and feel. Many times it’s a subtle point of interest that doesn’t get noticed until much later. Then one day, months or even years down the road I get a call from a client saying they just love their Water Feature & then they tell me about a special little something they discovered in the stream or Waterfalls 💦 That is always a good day! 😊

Unique stones can give a water feature a naturalistic feel.

I hope this brings a little Zen to your day 😊

 

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

This is one of my favorite Waterfalls. The aquatic plants are lush and the waterfall sound is so southing. The Koi get excited when anyone comes around the ponds edge. Check out this short video & I bet you will feel the same way.

I love this waterfall & Pond. Come by Carters Nursery & see it in person sometime.

I hope this adds a little Zen to your day 😊

 

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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30 years In Business & I’m An Overnight Success | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

Please allow me to introduce myself, my name is Mark Carter, this is my 30th. Year in Business & I am finally an overnight success!

Thank you ALL for your support over the last 30 years!

I Love ❤️ My Job! Did I mention that? I love it so much apparently that 30 years have flown right by… When I actually stop and pay attention for a minute, it surprises even me 😊

I’ve been waiting for 30 years! Success is an elusive thing…

I had a nice conversation with a lady yesterday, we had never met, but hit it right off, as gardeners many times do. She said she had driven past my Nursery for the last 30 years & NEVER knew I was back here… Then she told me she was “blown away” by the place! She talked about the Waterfalls & Koi and all the plants and trees. She told me this place was a “Hidden Gem” 😊 Thank You! ❤️ And yes,’I hear that kind of thing often! We sit back off the road in a little valley of sorts, a “Hollow” or “Holler” as my grandma called it 😊 The #1 thing that I get told is that we are “Jackson’s Best Kept Secret”! Personally, I think that’s pretty cool 😎

All these years I have been Jackson’s Best Kept Secret… Well, now the secrets out! The narrative has changed… I’m coining a new one myself! “Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio, 30 years in business & finally, an Overnight Success”!

 

Thanks to all of YOU!

 

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

What a difference a day makes! Just a few days ago I had ice on my Waterfalls & my Water Wall too… BUT, not today 😊 I hope this short video & the sound of the Water will bring a bit of Zen to your morning!

Happy Pondering 🤔 Spring is upon us!

 

Mark Carter
Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio
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Friday Radio Report… | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

Spring is in the air with the 180 Crew! Dan & Sea Bass are the BEST!

We are broadcasting LIVE from the Bakers Rack in Downtown Jackson, Tennessee! We LOVE this place! Best food in J Town!

Come by the Bakers Rack this morning! Big Steve from Carlock Nissan is buying everyone’s breakfast till he runs out of money 💰 😉

Spring time is the BIG topic! It is time to get started for Spring!!!

  •  planting
  • trimming
  • mulching
  • pond cleaning
  • fertilizing
  • Seeding
  • sodding

The whole world is about to turn GREEN!

Don’t forget, the Jackson Suns ‘Readers Choice Awards’ voting is going on right now! This show – The 180 has been nominated for Best Show! As well as Dan Reaves and Sea Bass in individual categories, so vote daily! And please vote for Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio! We have been nominated for Best Landscaping Company & Best Local Nursery/Garden Center! Click on the link below to vote – http://jacksonsun.secondstreetapp.com/2019-Readers-Choice—Jackson-Sun/gallery/147275042

Heads up! We are fixing to experience a BIG drop in temperatures! Sunday night we drop down into the teens & we will stay cold for a few days. So – disconnect those hoses, bring those plants back in 😊 and watch out for your pets ❤️

 

Have a GREAT WEEKEND!!!

 

I’m on with the 180 Crew – Dan Reaves & Sea Bass- every Friday from 9-11am Call in with ALL your gardening and Outdoor Lifestyle questions at 731-423-8101.
OR you can TEXT us at 731-277-5155. Listen LIVE at 101.5 WNWS – FM Talk Radio – on your smart phone using your TuneIn app

Mark Carter
Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio
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Who Needs a Hump Day “Koi Fix”? | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

How many of y’all have tried your hand at the ancient art of Origami? Origami is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. I thought I would tie it into our Hump Day ‘Koi Fix’ for this week.

This dollar bill was transformed into a Koi Fish through the art of Origami.

Origami Kanji.

Check this video out! It is time lapse so you can watch the transformation in just a few minutes. It can actually take a couple of hours to do this one 😊 – Awesome!

 

Happy Pondering 🤔

 

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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Just A Quick Teaser | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

I got a wild hair yesterday and decided to rip out an older display and redo it for the upcoming Spring season. This is a before… The after in a day or three 😊

I’m excited to change this area up! More pics to follow… Gotta get to work!

Have a Great Day!

 

Mark C.