I am also interested in learning about where the best places are to be certified for hardscaping. I have found that the ICPI looks like one of the more popular companies.
I've been told that not only are pine needles cheap, they are better at preventing weeds than mulch.
There is an Old Blue Chair for each and every one of us, we just have to find it.
2006 GMC Sierra 2500hd crew cab with 6.0 gas
Hustler X-one 60"
Toro Proline 36" wb w/t-bar controls
JS46 22" walk-behind $500 piece of $h!t, don't buy one
Shindaiwa T254, Echo trimmers, chainsaws, pole hedge trimmer, pole saw, hedge trimmer
Shindaiwa 633 and Husqvarna 130BT blower