Mark Carter

343 Added | 2 Magazines | 76 Likes | 32 Followers | @markcarter775 | I was born and raised in Jackson,Tn. I Opened my business, Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio (A West Tn. based design/build company that specializes in the Design and Construction of Custom Water Features, Landscapes and Outdoor Lifestyle areas in 1989 - Check us out @ I LOVE what I do! I try to Keep it simple... I love my Family, Friends and this Community. Here's to a GREAT 2014!

Friday radio report – Spring Fever is setting in! | Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio | Jackson, TN

February 2, 2018, 8:54 pm<br>Filed under: General Blog Entry's, Landscaping & Gardening, Outdoor Lifestyles, water garden | Tags: Garden Show, Gardening, …


3 steps to safely prune a tree

Winter is a good time to prune cracked or damaged branches from trees. Before you decide to tackle the task, make sure you can do it safely, for you and the tree.<p>You’ll want to hire a trained, certified arborist for major branches of large trees. “Homeowners should stick to branches they can prune …


10 Most Common Gardening Myths Busted!

If you are interested in growing a garden, there are lots of people offering advice from the internet, to books to even those you know very well. …

Have a Carter Country Christmas 2017


How To Naturally Improve Your Soil With Leaf Mold

Boost ground structure and water-holding capacity with this free fertilizer.<p><b>Instead of carting leaves to the curb</b>, recycle them the way nature does, …


How to grow the best garlic

Plant garlic now and by next summer you’ll be proudly pulling up a bulb<p>After salads, garlic is right up there for a crop everyone should try to grow. Pop a clove in the ground and wait; by next summer you’ll be proudly pulling up a bulb. It’s such deliciously good maths.<p>Of course there’s a world of …

Carter's Nursery Pond & Patio 19th Annual Fall Fest Saturday October 21st. 2017


Carters Nursery Pond & Patio 13th Annual Moonlight Pond Tour to support the JMC Humane Society

Wow! The Summer has been flying by & now Fall is upon us. The Moonlight Pond Tour is only 4 weeks away. I'm so ready too! This is my favorite Pond Tour of the year. So set your calendars for Saturday October 7th! & PLEASE invite your family & friends. This is a fundraiser for the Jackson Madison County Humane Society. 100% of ALL donations go to support their mission. Tickets are $20 each (kids 12 & under are Free).

Fountains | Disappearing Fountains

A Spillway Bowl Fountain pours into this decorative water feature. Landscape Lighting and a Fogger add beauty and interest to this feature.<p>A bamboo …

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Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio 2017 Butterfly Workshop & Release


10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japan

It’s no coincidence if Japanese gardens remind you of those scene-in-a-shoebox dioramas you made in grade school.<p>A Japanese garden is a miniature …


Gardening 101: Thistle

Thistle, <i>Cynara, Cirsium, Carduus, Echinops, Onopordum: “</i>Spiky Cousins”<p>It is easy to see why thistles, their foliage bristling with tiny spikes, …


Gardening on the Fringe

By Marty Ross<p>If you’re lucky enough to live in a mild climate, there’s no need to hibernate through the winter. In areas on the northern fringes of …


10 Definitive Reasons You Need More Houseplants in Your Life

You better believe we're going to try #2 this winter.<p>If you blame genetics for your lack of green thumb, it's time to teach yourself the powers of keeping a plant alive. It turns out these livings things can do even more for your physical and mental health than they can for your living room decor — …

Gardening 101: Sage

Sage<i>, Salvia officinalis:</i> “Cook’s Choice”<p>Common sage belongs to the <i>Salvia</i> genus and one thing that differentiates the herb from other salvias also …

Fall Outdoor Lifestyle Video


Fall Fest at Carter's Nursery Pond & Patio Jackson Tn.


Our Moonlight Pond Tour is coming up soon. Saturday, September 17th. Don't miss this one


Time spent alone with a sunset and some stones

The 18th. Annual Fall Festival & Aquatic Workshop at Carters Nursery, Pond & Patio.

September 12, 2016, 11:43 am<br>Filed under: Outdoor Lifestyles, water garden | Tags: Fall Festival, Fall maintenance, Fall Water Garden Workshop, …


Essential Nutrients - American Nurseryman

The plants you cultivate need more than sun and water to thrive. In addition to tender loving care, they need macro- and micronutrients provided in …


When Privet’s Removed, Native Plants and Pollinators Return

Forests infested with privet invoke a kind of despair in people attuned to the problem of invasive plants. Privet invades a forest quickly, sprawling …


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