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Here at Carter's Nursery, Pond & Patio, Our Mission is to help our clients create Beautiful, Functional, Low Maintenance Landscapes that Enhance their lives!  Custom Water Features , Low Maintenance Landscaping  and Outdoor Lifestyle Areas are a few of the services that   we can perform to help you accomplish these goals.

 Our  Lifestyles  today are full of activities and the busier your life the more important it is to have a home that provides the perfect setting for entertaining family and friends or just kicking back and relaxing... We understand how to use the Landscape to change a house into a "Home"...By expanding your Outdoor Living Space & creating a Beautiful, Private Oasis right in your own backyard. We've been working hand in hand with our clients since 1989 & we mean it when we say we can turn your

" Dreams into Reality ". 

We begin our Design Consultations by listening carefully to learn what your priorities and desires are - This initial Design Process is so important! This is your home, and we want the final  Landscape Design and/or Water Feature Design to reflect what YOU want in your Lifestyle . Our Landscape Design expertise and ideas only help to enhance your ultimate goals. We can assist you with a complete plan for new Landscape Construction or a renovation of an existing Landscape or Water Feature .

Carter's Nursery, Pond & Patio is your complete resource
for ALL your  Water Feature  related needs - From a backyard Water Garden , Koi Pond, Pondless Waterfall, Stream or Fountain  to a large Constructed Wetland Filter, Bog   or Pond Aeration system, we've got you covered! Carter's Nursery, Pond & Patio are the largest  Design/Build Water Feature Specialists  in Tennessee and were one of the first CERTIFIED AQUASCAPE CONTRACTORS in the country!
You can rest assured that all our Installers and Maintenance Technicians are highly trained Professional's and are Licensed, Bonded and Insured !  
Mark Carter , General Manager and Lead Designer at Carter's Nursery was a founding member of the Advisory Council of the Certified Contractors Association,
is a Certified Wetland Contractor ,  a Rain Exchange Professional, a prolific Garden Writer&Blogger and an award-winning Landscape Designer .

We are experts in  Custom Stone Work ; Stone patios , Outdoor fireplaces , Outdoor Kitchens, Fire pits, Seat Walls, Paver Patios & Retaining Walls ! AND we have a HUGE selection of Natural Patio and Building Stone to choose from at our NURSERY ; Field Stone , Flag Stone , Mossy Boulders, Creek stone , etc .... Come check out our Stone Patio Displays, Lifestyle Areas and Stone Yard .

  We also carry a complete line of Organic Gardening Supplies like Compost, Chicken Manure, Mushroom Compost, etc. AND a great Organic line of Natural Pesticides, Fungicides & Fertilizers! We also offer   Fish Food and  Water Garden Supplies at our  Garden Center . We have the largest selection of  WATER GARDEN SUPPLIES in West TN.! Everything from Koi food and Beneficial Bacteria to Aquatic Plants, Water Treatment Products, Pond Kits, Filters, Nets, Underwater Lights, Pumps, Fish Safe Pond Liner, Aquatic Plant Fertilizer, Fish Medications and much, much more.  

You can depend on Carter's Nursery, Pond & Patio, Inc . to deliver Superior
Designs, the best in Professional practices and the Personal attention to
detail that has fueled our growth and success since 1989.

For more information, come by our Nursery and Showroom and
look at some of our beautiful Outdoor Room Displays, Water Gardens, Aquatic Plants, Fish, Stone, Fountains, Pottery, Trees, Shrubs, Perennials & Garden Supplies or give us a call to
set up a personal Design Consultation with Mark Carter
and let us help you turn your "Dream, into Reality".


2015 Events Calendar

February 27 – 28th. & March 1st. (Fri., Sat. & Sunday) – West TN. Home, Lawn & Garden Show at the Jackson, Tn. Fairgrounds. Come see our BEAUTIFUL Displays and enjoy the early SPRING with us

Daylight Saving Time Starts: Sunday, March 8, 2015

MARCH 20th & 21st. (Friday & Saturday)- The Spring Fling with the Memphis Master Gardeners. At the Red Barn at the Agricenter in Memphis. Come down and see us

MARCH 28th. – Carter’s Nursery Spring Festival & Customer Appreciation Day! Something for the whole family! Workshops & classes, a Petting Zoo & Pony Rides for the kids + GREAT FOOD for all! Come out and help us kick off SPRING! (Saturday 9am. till 2pm.) This is a FREE event!
April 5th. (Sunday) – EASTER

April 11th. (Saturday) We will be setting up at the Tipton Co. Master Gardeners Annual Lawn & Garden Expo. in Brighton, Tn. Come by and see our display.

April 25th. – Learn ALL About Water Gardening! We will go over how to Design, prepare & build an ALL Natural, “Low Maintenance” Water Garden of your own! We will talk everything from Filters to Stone to Aquatic Plants & Fish!Get your hands dirty OR just watch and join the discussion and enjoy a morning in the garden. 9am. till lunch… Please call to Register.

May 10th. – Mother’s Day! DON’T miss this one!

Pond Tours in 2015.
We are holding 3 Pond Tours this year. A Spring Pond Tour (May 16th.), a Summer Pond Tour (June 27th.), & a Fall ‘Moonlight’ Pond Tour (September 26th.). All are fund raisers for our local Jackson Madison Co. Humane Society.

Unique Water Gardens, Pondless Waterfalls and Fountains will be showcased on the Pond Tours.

May 16th.(Saturday) – Our Annual Spring Pond Tour – Our ‘Spring’ Pond Tour. is the 1st. of the season! (Always the Sat. after Mother’s Day) – A FUN and Beautiful Day! This is a Self Guided Tour and this is a Fundraiser for the Jackson Humane Society. We have been doing this for 17 years and counting for our local Humane Society and we hope you will come out and join us! The tour starts at 9am.! Tickets are $10 ea. (kids under 12 are FREE!). 100% of ALL ticket sales & donations go to the Humane Society! Carters Nursery is “Pond Central” for the Pond Tour and we invite you to come by throughout the day to sit a spell, have a drink & something to eat and look at the BEAUTIFUL Gardens and Water Features.

Evenings By The Pond!
Come out and enjoy a laid back evening by the pond. We always enjoy some good food, visit/meet friends & we try to always have an educational program on Water Gardens, Aquatic Plants, Fish OR some cool subject for all that come. These little get together’s are held through the warm season and are in different peoples homes & backyards. If you would like to come & enjoy the evening please let us know and you will be put on the e-mail invitation list. Call Jo at 731-424-2206

- The 1st. “Evening by the Pond” of the season will be hosted by Mark Carter & family at the Nursery Home on Thursday, May 7th. at 6:30pm. Address – 2846 Old Medina Rd. Jackson, Tn. 38305.

- Other dates and places are TBA & will be sent out by personal e-mail.

June 6th. (Saturday) 9am. – 11am. – Butterfly Release: We will have some great guest speakers, information on creating your own butterfly garden & a LIVE BUTTERFLY RELEASE! Bring the kids AND bring a CAMERA! Don’t miss this one! Call for more info and to get your name on the list for a Butterfly to Personally Release! #731-424-2206 – ask for Jo.

Our annual Butterfly Release is a don’t miss event!

June 21st. – Father’s Day! Let’s remember dad!

June 27th. – 17th. Annual Summer Pond Tour – Our ‘Summer’ Pond Tour (Always the Saturday after Father’s Day) is A FUN and Beautiful Day! This is a Self Guided Tour and this is a Fundraiser for the Jackson Humane Society. Tickets are $10 ea. (kids under 12 are FREE!). Carters Nursery is “Pond Central” for the Pond Tour and we invite you to come by throughout the day to sit a spell, have a drink & something to eat and look at the BEAUTIFUL Gardens and Water Features.

~ This is also the night of the “Moonlight Luau!” Live music! + We cook a whole hog in the ground “Kalua Style” and have a party beneath the stars! This is a DON’T MISS event! More info to come!

July 4th. (Saturday) – Independence Day! We will be closed the 3rd., 4th. & 5th. in observance of the holiday!

SUMMER SEMINARS (We do 3 every Summer!)

-July 18th. – 9am. 2pm. OPEN HOUSE! ‘Get Your Feet Wet with Water Gardening!’ This is 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.

-August 15th. – Topic TBA

-September 12th. – Topic TBA.

September 26th. – 11th annual Moonlight Pond Tour. This is our Annual Night Time Pond Tour! The tour always falls on a Saturday Night closest to the Full Moon!! Don’t miss this Unique Garden Tour Experience! Tickets are $10 ea. (kids under 12 are FREE!). 100% of ALL ticket sales & donations go to the Humane Society! Carters Nursery is “Pond Central” for the Pond Tour and we invite you to come by throughout the evening and night to sit a spell, have a drink & something to eat. Enjoy the Fire Pit and look at the BEAUTIFUL Garden and Water Feature Lighting.

The nighttime garden is a magical world. The Moonlight Pond Tour is AWESOME!

October 17th. – Fall Festival/Customer Appreciation Day. Come take part in our Workshops & Classes! FREE LUNCH for ALL that come! Petting Zoo & Pony Rides for the kids! BIG SALES for the Fall Season for all that come!

Daylight Saving Time Ends: Sunday, November 1, 2015

Thanks, and I hope to see you all here! Call me with any questions at
#731-424-2206. Here’s to a GREAT 2015!


Come Visit The Koi Shack

For all you "Koi Lovers" out there, Come visit the "Koi Shack" ! We offer only, Healthy , Select Quality Koi here at the Nursery. This commitment to Quality Koi has really driven our business and we have grown!
I want you all to come in and see the "Koi Shack" that we have developed. We have added lots of new Koi tanks and carry a line of Select, Elite and Premium Quality Koi .
These  Koi are Healthy and Beautiful! We also carry the very best Koi Food , Koi Medications and Koi Supplies on the market!
Come on in and look around, ask for Jo, or George 'The Koi Guy' , they can answer questions and help you with your existing Pond Fish or help you pick out the "Perfect"  Koi for your Pond at home.

See Ya'll Soon

Mark Carter

Our Specialties
 Here Are A Few Of Our Products And Services:

  • Custom Designed Watergardens , Waterfalls and Streams
  • Constructed Wetland Filters and Pond Aeration
  • Aquatic Plants , Pond Supplies & Fish
  • Landscape Design and Installation
  • Trees , Shrubs , Flowers and Herbs
  • Custom Stone Work , Stone Yard
  • Fountains , Statuary , Pottery


Carter's Nursery, Pond and Patio, Inc.
2846 Old Medina Road
Jackson , TN  38305-9436
Phone: 731-424-2206
Toll Free: 888-371-5830
FAX: 731-423-4832

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