About Us | Earthworks Landscaping | Burlington & Oakville

About Our Company

At earthworks landscaping, we offer a wide selection of landscaping services to turn your outdoor space into your dream retreat. 
Our motto “Beautiful. Inspired. Durable.” captures our services.
Beautifully designed spaces.
     Creatively organized.
          Built by expert technicians.
               With industry-leading products.
As proud partners of Narellan Pools in West GTA, we have all the tools to bring your backyard dreams to life


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.


Brittany Gill

Manager, Landscape Sales & Service

Brit has been with Earthworks Landscaping for over 6 years and continues to shine in her role with customer service, landscape design and estimation. When she's not in the office or on the road, Brit has a DIY project on the go!


Mark Caplan

Pool Service Manager

As the Pool Service Manager at earthworks landscaping, Mark oversees getting our new pool installations up & running, ongoing maintenance & equipment repair. With a background in both construction & technology, Mark brings a wealth of industry knowledge to the company and with 3 daughters, quite a bit of patience too.


Liam Ricci

Landscape Designer

As a graduate of both a three-year Landscape Design diploma and a degree in Integrated Land Planning Liam is qualified and excited to help you take your landscape to the next level using platforms such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, and TwinMotion. Liam works directly with clients to translate their vision into reality.


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.


Julissa Castillo

Manager, Pool Sales

Prior to joining the team, Julissa spent years learning and growing in the sales and customer service industry. As Pool Sales Manager, Julissa’s prime focus is ensuring each client undergoes a smooth and enjoyable process, making the most out of the Earthworks experience! When away from the office, Julissa can be found at the gym, binge watching the latest Netflix series and even sneaking in a work email or two after dinner.


Klaas Kreuze

Construction Manager

Klaas is an expert landscaper, woodworker and welder. He leads our construction crews with an eye for quality workmanship. Klaas enjoys dirt biking and spending time with his daughters.


Nolan Forsyth

Associate Construction Manager

As our associate construction manager, Nolan plays a dual role leading construction crews in pool + landscaping projects and lending a hand with operations. Growing up in the business, Nolan skillfully represents the new generation of trade professionals. When not on a job site, Nolan enjoys the outdoors & spending time with friends & family.


Our Philosophy

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

Earthworks Landscaping is a local, family-run pool & landscaping company established in 2004 by Bert and Jennifer Hoytema. Although we continue to grow, we still maintain a personal involvement with every project.

Our Associations

Landscape Ontario Horticultural Trades Assocation

Pool & Hot Tub Council of Canada

Canadian 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.