Category Archives: Outdoor Living Spaces

First Fruits

Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrintThe rain is finaling drying up and the warmer weather has turned the hugel mound into a tomato jungle. Last week we made the decision to heavily prune all the suckers and many of the accompanying branches that were … Continue reading

Huli Huli Chicken.. It’s a Hugel Mound!

Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrintYou may be asking about the referential treatment of a Hawaiian chicken dish and a newly discovered permaculture technique- hugelkulture. The chicken dish really has nothing to do with anything, but we like to use it for emphasis when … Continue reading

Prepping for Spring!

Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrintNow that the ground hog has seen his shadow, we are gearing up for warmer weather and getting started on some fun landscape projects! During the Winter the CG family spends a lot of time reorganizing and looking for … Continue reading

Plants Deer Dislike

Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrintThanks to their fuzzy leaves, strong fragrance, or bitter taste, the following plants aren’t among deer’s favorite nibbles. Spring-blooming perennials Bleeding heart (Dicentra spectabilis) Shade-loving, fernlike plant with pendulous heart-shaped flowers; hardy to -35° F. Bluebell (Hyacinthoide hispanica) Bulb … Continue reading

Lawn Care Service & Advice

Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrint  Lawn care service calls abound these days and many clients need advice for caring for their lawn and what services we provide if you can’t go it alone! We thought this would be a great topic for our … Continue reading

Landscaping Yorktown

Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrint Local Landscaping Digs in Yorktown We like to send out a monthly eNewlsetter that highlights our current projects for folks considering different types of outdoor retreats to look at and draw inspiration from. The following landscaping project took … Continue reading

Thinking about an Outdoor Living Space For Your Home?

Share: FacebookTwitterLinkedinPinterestemailPrint Here at Custom Gardens, we’re not just known for our lawn care. While we can cut your grass and take care of your lawn, we can do more than just make your yard look maintained. We can make … Continue reading