Gerald Boot CLHM (certified landscape Horticulturist manager) is president, CEO and founder of Boot’s Landscaping and Maintenance Ltd. est. 1981. Boot’s is a full service grounds management company servicing mainly high rise and town house condominiums. The year-round service includes; snow & ice, lawn care, arboriculture, irrigation, landscape design and construction.
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 four 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.
Currently 1st vice-president on the Canadian Nursery Landscape Association board of directors, he started serving the board as Landscape Ontario Board rep in 2007.
From there, insurance committee past chair and currently committee member, (chair 2010-2018). Gerald has served on the Canada Blooms Board for eight years, three of those years as co-chair.
In January of 2011 Gerald was awarded as Honorary Life Member of Landscape Ontario.