We are looking at a house that just had a new Septic and Mound system put in....
We are looking at a house that just had a new Septic and Mound system put in. I have noticed in the past that mound systems if covered in grass tend to dry out and look parched. Is there any reason Why I could not plant Wild flowers on the Mound.
Wright County Minnesota
A cover of plants is very important on a septic mound. Depending on how deep the soil is, it should be possible to grow many different plants - as long as they are not trees or shrubs which can have deep and robust root systems.
Here is a publication from the University of Minnesota that will explain how plants should be chosen, and planted to best protect the septic system:
I hope this is helpful. Please contact AaE again if you have further questions.