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Can you put a vegetable garden in the area before a septic tank?

Alice
7 months ago

New homeowner here. I am planning to put some raised beds in my front yard which is the only place we get decent sun. The area in question is between my house and the septic tank, which leads to the septic field on the other side of the septic tank. There is a line running underground this yard which carries waste from the house to the septic tank, but the leach field itself is farther away on the opposite side. Is it okay to garden here? Will the underground sewage line ever need to be dug up and accessed? This area would be clear from the access point of the tank itself.


Also, we have an underground electrical cable running through this area as well, does this pose a problem?


Thank you.

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