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What to put around my concrete spurs?

I've recently had concrete spurs added to my fenceposts to stop the fence from blowing down.  A month later, this is what it looks like.  I'm a total novice and would like some ideas on what I can/should do around these posts. Would it be easy enough to clear away the debris and plant around the posts?


  • Novice23Novice23 Posts: 191
    There is probably concrete holding the spurs in place so nothing with substantial roots is grow well.   We had spurs for the same reason and I plant some that will creep a little way out from the spurs.  You could use camomile is you want to keep the grass like look, or thyme.  The will creep across the top.   But no doubt other more experience contributors will have better ideas.
     Good luck 
  • dappledshadedappledshade Posts: 1,008
    Same spurs here, but ours are at the back of beds, so it’s easier to conceal them.
    Depending on exposure, some nasturtiums scrambling over them would work (full sun, poor soil, little water lovers), or campanulas will do the same job particularly if you give them a bit of support, but they like part shade.

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