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Plants for a Septic Field in NC
August 14, 2013
What kinds of low water plants can I plant over a new septic field in North Carolina? The area is part sun so I am concerned about having trouble getting grass started.
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Shrubs and trees over septic tank in Killen AL
May 20, 2013
Our church has 5year old blue rug juniper, a crape myrtle and two shrubs I can't identify planted over the septic tank which is surrounded with concrete and asphalt. I am afraid these will cause a pr...
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Dog wallowing in damp area in garden from Great Bend KS
March 20, 2013
I Have a wet area in my back yard that is close to my house. and off my patio there is a water hydrant,gas meter, electrical for my hot tub, my sprinkler valves and pump all there. My dog digs throug...
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Bald cypress knees in leachfield from Ventura CA
March 20, 2013
Hey, I planted a seedling 20+ years ago which has turned out to be a 40'bald cypress that's now 40'. I'm a native southerner and would hate to cut it down but it's putting up knees in my septic s...
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Tree for on top of sewer lines from San Antonio
March 16, 2013
I am looking for an evergreen small tree with taproot to plant in a very small front yard near the sidewalk and possibly on top of or nearly on top of sewer lines. Would a Mt. Laurel be the choice? ...
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Tree roots in sewer from Paragould AR
September 30, 2012
I have beautiful pecan trees, an apple in the back yard, a pine on the west side of the house and pecan trees in the front yard. Two trees are interrupting my sewer systems (at least one in the back y...
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Wildflower field for sewage leach field from Olga Washington
August 01, 2012
I am interested in planting a large native wildflower field at a resort in the San Juan Islands in Washington State. It would be over a sewage leach field for many cabins and bathrooms. Are there any ...
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Appropriate plants for septic field from Raymore MO
September 15, 2011
Is it practical to plant coneflower, garden phlox, etc. on a septic drain field?
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Windbreak for Eastern Kansas
July 17, 2011
I need to plant a fast growing windbreak near my lateral lines for a septic tank. We obviously can't have anything that would interfere with the laterals but I desperately need a North wind break. ...
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Can Carolina wild petunia be planted over septic tank in Nokomis FL
July 10, 2011
Could you tell me the root depth of the Ruellia caroliniensis/ Carolina wild petunia? Trying to determine if I can plant it over septic tank.
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