Gerald Boot CLHM (Certified Landscape Horticulturist Manager) is President, CEO and Founder of Boot’s Landscaping and Maintenance Ltd. est. 1981. Gerald is committed to excellence, both personally and professionally. He was one of the first people in Canada to write the examinations for the Certified Landscape Horticulturist Manager successfully.
Gerald served the Landscape Ontario Board of Directors, from 1994 until 2012, 12 years on the Executive Committee, 4 of those years as Treasurer, President in 2004 and 2005. He is also one of the Founders, Past Chair, and Current Member of the LO Snow and Ice sector group.
Gerald served the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association as a director from 2007 until 2021, beginning as the Landscape Ontario Board Rep in 2007. From there, Insurance Committee Past Chair and currently Committee Member, (Chair 2010-2018). He also served 8 years as a vice-president of the association.
In January of 2011 Gerald was awarded as Honorary Life Member of Landscape Ontario.