About Our Company

At earthworks landscaping, we offer a wide selection of landscaping services to turn outdoor spaces into low-maintenance retreats.  Our motto “Beautiful. Inspired. Durable.” captures our services – beautifully designed spaces, creatively organized and built with industry-leading methods and products.

Earthworks Landscaping was established in 2004 by Bert Hoytema. And,  while we continue to grow, we still maintain a personal involvement with every project.

Our Philosophy

We believe in creating spaces our clients love with quality workmanship we stand behind.

Our Associations

Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades AssocationCanadian Nursery Landscape Association (CNLA)

In the Community

We actively work to help families in need in our community. As such, we are proud recipients of the 2015 Burlington Accessibility Award.


Years Of Experience


Successful Projects

Who We Are

Bert Hoytema


Bert started landscaping as a summer job in high school. After that, his love of the business grew. A specialist in landscape construction techniques, Bert launched Earthworks Landscaping in 2004. Bert still oversees all aspects of the company. When not at work, Bert enjoys playing hockey and spending time outdoors with his boys.


Jennifer Hoytema

Business Manager

Jennifer has a background in business administration, project management, marketing & advertising, in addition to an eye for great design. When not in the office, Jennifer can be found wandering home improvement store aisles or losing to her kids at video games.


Mark Brimley

Operations Manager

Mark brings 9 ½ yrs. experience from the other side of the landscape industry – Product Supply. Combined with his 35 plus years as a Sales Representative, his communication skills, and product knowledge are a strong addition to our team. When not at work you can find Mark travelling with his wife Cathie, or enjoying time with his grandchildren.

Garden Design and Planting

Brit Vanderlingen

Landscape Designer & Customer Service Manager

Brit has been producing show-stopping landscape designs at Earthworks for over 5 years. She uses her environmental preservation tendencies to create low-maintenance, natural landscapes. Brit loves DIY and always has a unique project on the go.