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

Good morning! ☀️ Well, it’s October and again, it’s #waterfallwednesday! I’m pulling an old photo out of the archives for today’s offering😊 This beautiful Water Garden has multiple waterfalls, a stream, a boulder retaining wall behind it and, The Bird Girl…

I call this picture ‘bird girl falls’. The lady of the house Loves container gardening, as you see😊 It’s impossible to get the whole area in a photo, but believe me, every view is just as beautiful! | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

Waterfall Wednesday is always a great day! Lots of beautiful Waterfalls & we are halfway through the workweek 💥

Have a great Waterfall Wednesday!

 

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 a very special Waterfall that was just turned on for the 1st time for a test run. You will see more of this one as a finished product soon. We designed this one to take advantage of a natural spring fed pool and stone formation. It really looks and feels “Natural”,  because much of it is 😊 I hope you get the same feeling of Zen that I do from this short video… You even hear the guys laughing in the background at the success of this beautiful Waterfall!

Here’s a picture looking across the Pond of this beautiful feature…

The sound and feeling of this Waterfall is pure Zen ❤️

Another week has begun! Enjoy!

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 | CARTER’S Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

Good morning! It’s time to get centered and take on a new week 😊 Keeping a calm mind and spirit is tough some times…The sound and splash of a Waterfall is a great way to achieve that feeling of Zen…

This beautiful Waterfall was on Saturday nights Moonlight Pond Tour. Here’s a short glimpse of its daytime beauty. Click the highlighted link 👇🏻

Waterfall

Heres a comparative shot taken at night.

A Picture from the same angle from the Moonlight Pond Tour! I just Love this Waterfall! ❤️ | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, Tennessee

Have a Great Week!

 

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



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

I ❤️ Waterfalls! This is another one of my favorites that I am offering up for Waterfall Wednesday 😊

I love this Waterfall that flows from under this old cedar stump. Come see it Saturday the 14th. at our Annual Moonlight Pond Tour | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN

Natural stone, mossy boulders & the perfect piece of decorative driftwood really help to naturalize a Water feature. This is my offering for #waterfallwednesday !

 

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

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