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

This Pondless Waterfall Feature was just turned on for the first time before making this short video. This Pondless Waterfall replaced an old, leaky, high maintenance pond.

I Love the sound and the feeling this new Water Feature provides. It gives this private back patio a true feeling of ‘Zen’.

Now check out the video 👇🏻

The new owners Love it! It’s low maintenance, looks and sounds great & has a lighting package, so it’s beautiful 24/7! Win-Win for all!

This is my entry for your Monday Morning Moment of Zen! Have a Great 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

I went outside this morning to a wonderful feeling! Brisk, Fall, Air! I took a few deep breaths and let me tell you… It even smells like a fresh, Fall day!

This “Naturalistic Stream and Waterfalls” that we recently completed, gives you a nice feeling too! A feeling of Zen…

All native Tennessee stone was used in the construction of this Water Feature.

This is an ‘across the pond shot’ of the entire Waterfall. I’ll try to get a good video from this angle to share soon. | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio

I hope this helps to bring a little ‘Zen’ to your 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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Monday Morning Moment Of Zen | Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

Today is the first day of Fall! The autumnal equinox… Equinox of course means equal, today the night and day have an equal split of time. There is something very Zen like about the changing of the seasons.

The weather has dried considerably & some trees are starting to defoliate, like the Birch leaves you see in this short video  You even get a glimpse of a pumpkin 🎃 Embrace the Fall, for it is here…

Time for a good Bonfire 🔥 Are you ready?!

Bonfire Time!

“But when fall comes, kicking summer out on its treacherous a– as it always does one day sometime after the midpoint of September, it stays awhile like an old friend that you have missed. It settles in the way an old friend will settle into your favorite chair and take out his pipe and light it and then fill the afternoon with stories of places he has been and things he has done since last he saw you.”

~ Stephen King

Have a Great 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

Feeding my Koi everyday is a big part of my Zen! It’s become a ritual and it really helps keep me centered. I also LOVE turtles! So when I visit Aqualand each year for our yearly certification training, their Indoor Turtle Pond is one of my favorite things to visit! I took my son Jacob with me this year and he fell in love with the turtles (of course) & now wants an indoor turtle pond of his own 😊 Jacob has pet turtles 🐢 and has his whole life. His turtles are outdoor and spend the winter buried up Hibernating. We will look into the idea of an Indoor Pond and see what happens 😊

Have you ever fed a turtle by hand? They love veggies, insects, worms & these Koi snacks too 😊

Check out this short video of Jacob feeding the turtles in the Indoor Turtle Pond.

I hope this short video of Jacob hand feeding the Turtle brought a smile to your face & maybe a little Zen too…

 

Mark Carter
Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio
2846 Old Medina Rd.
Jackson, TN 38305
731-424-2206
https://www.cartercountry.com



Monday Morning Moment Of Zen | Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

It’s hard to beat the sounds of the river. Birds, boats, the lapping of the waves coming in… Heaven! I can close my eyes, relax & go to sleep in no time 😊

I hope you found some Zen in this video… Have a great day!

 

Mark Carter
Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio
2846 Old Medina Rd.
Jackson, TN 38305
731-424-2206
https://www.cartercountry.com



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

I was out on a clients property the other day & he asked if I would like to see the Creek… Yes was the answer of course 😊 Even on a Hot August day the water is nice and cool 😎 Being down there by the creek was so peaceful and ‘Zen like’ … The sound of the water with the frogs & birds & cicadas is almost Hypnotic.

This is privately owned property & is the homeowners personal respite from the world. We are going to build them a custom Water Feature up by their house so they can enjoy & relax to the sound of water all the time 😊

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Beautiful Creek

I hope this little video brings a little ‘Zen’ into your day. When I want to relax, I just close my eyes and listen to the waterfalls & clear my mind. Within a few minutes I relax, my heart rate slows, my blood pressure drops & I literally feel better. Try it…

 

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

I recently added some Color Changing Underwater Lights to a couple of my Water Features at the Nursery. This is a Color Changing Fountain Light in this Stacked Slate Urn Fountain. I don’t know about you, but I LOVE it ❤️!

I LOVE these new Color Changing Lights! They are LED’s and pretty much maintenance free 😊

Sitting outside at night with the sound of the Waterfalls and these lights slowly changing colors, will almost hypnotize you. So relaxing and Zen like 😊

 

I hope this brought a little Zen into 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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