What did you plant around your septic tanks?

grullablue(5)July 9, 2010

Looking to mask ours... to those who have dealt with this, what did you do? Do you have any pics? Would like to hide them as much as I can, but they obviously need to be accessible. Quite an eyesore they are! But I try not to complain too much...my mom has a mound system....and right in her front yard! Yikes!

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annzgw

Ours has several types of shrubs over it. We have two openings that the septic pump can easily reach.
There is a Smoke tree/shrub, Rhodies, Hydrangeas, Camellia, Barberry, some Daylilies and a couple smaller scrubs.
I had plans to reorganize the plants this spring but other things got priority!

Since it's next to the shop we at least have that as a background for the shrubs. Septic guy said what we have there is no problem as long as he can open the caps. Our leach field is 20-30 ft from the tanks.

Here is a link that might be useful:

    Bookmark   July 10, 2010 at 8:16PM
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