About Us

A Landscaping Company Serving the Local Community

Custom Gardens is a full-service landscaping company and provides comprehensive commercial and residential landscape design, installation, grounds maintenance, water garden installation, and environmental solutions. Custom Gardens is proud to be one of the top landscaping contractors in Williamsburg, Virginia. Our unique landscape designs can be seen at Ford’s Colony, Kingsmill, Colonial Heritage, Governor’s Land, and Stonehouse. We’ve been providing lawn care to Williamsburg Va for over 40 years!

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Our History

Established as a full-service landscaping company in 1974, we began to focus on commercial grounds maintenance in 1980 providing mowing, trimming and related services to nearly one hundred accounts in southeast Virginia and our projects have been presented with numerous Clean Business Awards.

Six of the sixteen full-time permanent employees have been with the firm for over ten years. Job training is important for quality service and we have on our staff two landscape designers , six registered technicians and three certified commercial pesticide applicators. We are also involved in civic activities within the community which include actively supporting the Virginia Living Museum and The America’s Anniversary Garden.

Communities We Serve

Custom Gardens strives to offer the best service in all of Hampton Roads. We serve Williamsburg, James City County, Yorktown, Grafton, York County, Poquoson, Gloucester, Newport News and Hampton. Live in one of these communities and looking for an award-winning lawn or patio? Give us a call.

Company Profile

Year Established 1974
Class A Virginia Contractor: License Number 2705 007744A
Owner/Manager: Jonathan W. Herlong
Disabled Veteran Owned Company
Employees: 16 Full-time/permanent
9 Seasonal
Equipment: 12 Trucks, 11 Trailers, Skid Steer Loader, Dingo, Loader/Backhoe, 8 Commercial Mowers, Sprayers, Weed-eaters, misc. tools and attachments
Insurance: Nationwide Insurance Company – Full Coverage
Business Liability and Workers Compensation
Professional Affliations: Member of the Virginia Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, the York County Chamber of Commerce, the Williamsburg Chamber of Commerce, Professional Landcare Network and the Virginia Society of Landscape Designers.Please visit our Professional Affiliations page.
Company History: Established as a full service landscape contractor in 1974, we began to focus on commercial grounds maintenance in 1980 providing mowing, trimming and related services to nearly one hundred accounts in southeast Virginia and our projects have been presented with numerous Clean Business Awards.Six of the sixteen full-time permanent employees have been with the firm for over ten years. Job training is important for quality service and we have on our staff two landscape designers , six registered technicians and three certified commercial pesticide applicators. We are also involved in civic activities within the community which include actively supporting the Virginia Living Museum and The America’s Anniversary Garden. Learn more: Click Here