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2018 Summer Seminars at Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN

Summer time is sweet, especially if you love Water Gardening! The lilies and lotus flourish in the Summer heat! The waterfalls sound so nice and really help to cool the air around the garden.

Our ‘Summer Seminars’ focus on WATER! We have 3 every Summer – 1 each month of the season – July, August & September…

We always host these informal events here at the Nursery. The theme is always based around Water Features…

This Saturday is our first of 2018!

Our first Summer Seminar of the season will focus on Waterfalls! – Waterfalls on Ponds, Water Gardens & Pondless Waterfalls! Crashing Falls! Cascading Falls… Waterfalls that splash and Waterfalls that flow.

“Waterfalls! Get your feet WET!”

We will tour the Water Features of Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio and talk Waterfall Design & Placement. We will show you how you can “Tune” your waterfalls to make a pleasing sound and how you can accentuate different sounds in your Streams and Waterfalls. AND – we will Re-design and Re-build a Waterfall during the class! This is going to be FUN! Y’all Come!

WHAT: Waterfalls! Get your feet WET! A Summer Seminar by Carters Nursery.
WHEN: Saturday, July 14th. from 9am. till 11am (approximately)
WHERE: Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio 2846 Old Medina Rd. Jackson, Tn. 38305

The class is FREE. Please call ahead and register for this class. For more info Call – Jo or Sandra at 731-424-2206.

 

Our next scheduled Summer Seminar will be Saturday August 18th. and will be all about “Container Water Features”.

Thanks & I hope to see you here!

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



Upcoming Events – 20 YEARS of – Spring Fest. & Water Garden Workshop’s | Saturday, April 21st. | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN

Jackson, Tn. | Saturday, April 21st. – Come join us at Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio for our annual Spring Fest. & Customer Appreciation Day! We will have lots of fun, food and informative things to take part in!
Bring the kids and let them pet the animals at the ‘Petting Zoo’! They can even ride the Pony 🙂

Kids LOVE the Petting Zoo & Pony Rides! Come help us celebrate 20 years of Spring Fest.! This event is FREE! | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN

For the Adults – We will have several opportunities for you to learn all about Water Gardening and Aquatic Plants. You can get all the information you will need to Design, Build and Maintain a Beautiful Water Garden, Pondless Waterfall or Koi Pond of your own. So, if you have a Water Feature and want to learn more about it, the Aquatic Plants available, Pond Fish like – Koi, Comets, Shubunkins, etc. you will Enjoy this! AND – IF you don’t have a Water Garden, but have been wanting to find out more about them, this is Definitely for YOU!

Get here early to take part in the Pond Maintenance class. We are going to perform a full cleanout and install a Skimmer filter on a Pond! You don’t want to miss this!

Classes will start around 9am. and will go all the way through till 2pm.We will perform a ‘Hands on’ cleanout of a pond on site! We will also do an install of the Latest Aquascape Skimmer Filter! Come see all the new technology available. You will witness all the work being done and be able to ask questions right there on the spot! We will also have a discussion on Water Garden Design and “How To” Implement one in YOUR Landscape!
We will cover the basics of Aquatic Plants and discuss how you can introduce more Aquatic Plants in your Waterscape AND your Landscape.

I will be cooking lunch for all that come, my treat! I’m fixing Hot Dogs and Smoked Sausage with ALL the fixings! We will also be firing up the Saffire Grill to cook some special things 😉 We will have chips and cookies and more! This is my favorite part of the show because I get to fire up the grill & cook!

Mark will be cooking lunch at Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio’s ‘Outdoor Kitchen’! “I’m firing up the Saffire Grill & The big AOG Grill too. Y’all come on out and have a great time with us on this 20th. Year Anniversary of Spring Fest. | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN

Mark it on your calendar and come out and see us!

What: Carters Nursery, Pond & Patios 20th. Annual Spring Festival & Aquatic Workshop!

Where: Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio – 2846 Old Medina Rd. in Jackson, Tn.

When: Saturday, April 21st. from 9am till 2pm.

WHY should I come? It’s going to be a FUN filled day for the whole family! AND it’s FREE! Petting Zoo & Pony Rides for the kids! Supplies for the ‘Spring Season’ and “How To” Classes by the best in the Biz.!

For more information give us a call : # 731-424-2206 or http://www.cartercountry.com/

Y’all Come!

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



Open House at Carters Nursery! ‘Get your feet WET’ with Water Gardening!
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-July 19th. – Getting Your Feet Wet with Water Gardening! This is our 1st. “Summer Seminar” of the season & our Annual Summer OPEN HOUSE at Carter’s Nursery! Take part in our Classes, Tour our Gardens and Ponds & stay for lunch with the Mark Carter “Pond Guy” and crew for a great day of Fun and Learning.

Unique Pondless Waterfalls and Fountains will be discussed in detail.

Unique Pondless Waterfalls and Fountains will be discussed in detail.


This one is special too – This is our 25th. Anniversary/Year in Business! We are going to have the ‘Getting your feet wet seminar, cook some great food for y’all & since it’s our 25th. Year – we are going to give 25% discounts on ALL our Water Gardening inventory & ALL plants this one day! SO don’t miss this Open House at Carter’s Nursery 🙂
Everyone loves to learn more about their pond. Even the kids :)

Everyone loves to learn more about their pond. Even the kids 🙂



15th Annual Fall Festival

Don’t miss this years Fall Workshop and Festival. This is our way of saying THANK YOU to all of our customers and friends in the community. From Workshops to Pumpkin Carving & Face Painting to a full fledged Petting Zoo there will be LOTS of FUN for the whole family! AND by popular demand I will be firing up the grill and cooking lunch for everyone again! So bring your appetite!

We are going to cook up a good lunch for all that come!

We are going to cook up a good lunch for all that come!


We will go over ALL the things you will need to know about your Water Garden to help you get through the Fall and Winter seasons. No matter if you’re new to the hobby or an old pro, there will be something for you. We will cover plant and fish care, seasonal pond maintenance, when to start using Cool Temp. Koi food, Cool Temp. Bacteria and much more. We will spend the day helping you with these things and we will have FUN doing it.
Learn "How To" take care of your Water Gardens and Fish at our Workshops.

Learn “How To” take care of your Water Gardens and Fish at our Workshops.


We will have a great ‘Hands On’ Pumpkin carving class, face painting AND an AWESOME ‘Petting Zoo that the kids will LOVE! There will be some HUGE sales during this event, so don’t miss out on the savings! Mark will also have the grill going at lunch with hotdog’s, smoked sausages, chips, cookies and drinks for everyone. Y’all Come!
Have FUN carving an AWESOME pumpkin to take home!

Have FUN carving an AWESOME pumpkin to take home!

THIS IS A FREE EVENT ! ! !

WHAT: The 15th. Annual Fall Workshop and Festival
WHEN: SATURDAY, October 19th. – 9 am. to 2 pm.
WHERE: Carter’s Nursery, Pond & Patio 2846 Old Medina Rd. Jackson, Tn. 38305

We will also have:
– Pumpkin carving class*
– Treats and things for the kids
– Face Painting
– A sale on water gardening products!
– A HUGE Sale on Fish and Aquatic Plants!
– Water Gardening experts on hand to answer all of your questions.
– Petting Zoo and Pony rides for the kids! This is an AWESOME petting Zoo folks, so bring the kids out and Enjoy!
* The pumpkin carving class is $5.00 per person (includes pumpkin and carving tools). Kids MUST be supervised by a parent to take part in this class. Please call to pre-register for this class as supplies will be limited.For more info call Jo or Sandra at the Nursery 731-424-2206 or e-mail at cartercountry@charter.net

Thanks!

~ Mark



4th. Annual ‘Aquatic Expo’

4th. ANNUAL “AQUATIC EXPO”

Watergardening is one of the fastest growing hobby’s in the country! Don’t miss this opportunity to learn tips and techniques from some of the Top Professional Designers and Water Feature Builders in the field. You will learn the basics of Water Feature Design, Pond Construction and Water Garden Maintenance during this 2 day symposium.

This is a 2 day event:

Day 1 : Saturday, March 28th. 9am. till 5pm. at Carter’s Nursery, Pond& Patio.

This will be a ‘Hands On’ day of Learning. We will Design and Build a functioning Eco-System Pond during the Saturday class! We will also cover Basic Aquatic Plant Design and talk about Pond Health and Fish Care. You can join in and help build the pond OR you can watch and learn from the sidelines. Bring a lawn chair, boots, gloves and expect a Fun filled day of Learning! (Lunch will be provided with ticket).

Day 2 : Sunday, March 29th. 1pm. till 5pm. at Carter’s Nursery, Pond& Patio.

This will be a ‘Hands On’ – Pond Maintenance class! We will cover everything from the basics of Pond and Aquatic Plant care, to performing a Full Pond Clean Out! We will show you how to divide and re-pot your Aquatic Plants. We will discuss Koi Health and Disease prevention, and much, much more….

Two day tickets can be purchased at Carter’s Nursery, Pond& Patio for $10 ea. (Children free with an Adult). Lunch will be provided on Saturday at the Pond Building Class.

Call Carter’s Nursery, Pond& Patio for more information: 731-424-2206 or E-mail – jocarter@charter.net