Help please! How do I camouflage 3 caps of a septic system?

Caps are located on a rocky hill along the side of the house! Yes, you area
so looking at a LARGE tree stump !
q help please how do i camouflage 3 caps of a septic system
  9 answers
  • Mor24715969 Mor24715969 on Jun 04, 2017
    They sell "fake rocks" to cover eye sores like these Online. That may be your best bet

  • DORLIS DORLIS on Jun 04, 2017
    You really do not want to cover them in case there is an emergency. Whatever you plant near them will be dug up. Maybe garden sculpture or build a small cover like for air conditioners that can be lifted up.

  • Julesatlanta Julesatlanta on Jun 04, 2017
    Many ways. Do you use that side of the house for anything? Potted plants can be set on each with pea gravel to the lip or gound cover plants. Also if you like planting, get 1 or 2 old windows($5-$10 bucks on FB garage sell) and build a slanted treated wood box( if on a budget use pallet wood usually $2-$5 ) around them with a little extra space. Attach the old windows to the box with hinges on top. Paint or decorate as desired. Now you have a greenhouse to start plants in. When you need to access the pipes, open windows or pick box up.

  • Sharon Sharon on Jun 04, 2017
    How about building something that looks like a raised garden box around it. Then build a trifold top (with hinges) so it is easy to fold up if you need access to septic. Then you could place pot plants or something decorative on top.

  • Gma Kirk Gma Kirk on Jun 04, 2017
    You can also find an exterior paint that is a close match for the ground, paint them, and then plant some tall grasses around it.

  • Margie Margie on Jun 04, 2017
    i would put a small shed in front and built a fence enclosure behind it to enclose them. they need to be accessible for repair

  • Pam Pam on Jun 04, 2017
    Succulents? I have some planted by my meter on the front of my house since the power company wants it accessible. Look for ground cover varieties that spread. They require little water or care.

  • Ginger the farm gal Ginger the farm gal on Jun 04, 2017
    Maybe lay some whisky barrels over them and set a potted plant on top, or old style fake water pump or hitching post, circle the 3 with landscape fabric and rocks.

    • Norma Norma on Jun 12, 2017
      They can even be painted and have inspirational sayings on them.

  • 512181 512181 on Jun 06, 2017
    I have the same problem in my new home. I have researched and decided fake rocks (they are light weight) and plantings will be the best solution. I did see a tutorial on how to make your own fake rocks if you feel ambitious.
    Look on Pinterest for best ideas for septic covers for inspiration.