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.
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BOSS 8'2" VXT
Hustler X-one 60" 3 bin bagger
Toro Proline 36" wb w/t-bar controls
Walker S14 36"
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