Link-List of Soil Selfies from Queensland, Australia

Discover Soil Selfies – soils people have at home, work or play, and how they are used and valued -contributed from Queensland places. These Soil Selfies are grouped by: food for the world, family farming, natural environments, recreational places and supporting buildings and infrastructure.

Soils grow food for the ‘world’

qld-jb-manirrig-333compGatton Research Station, Lockyer Valley, Vertisols for Vegies in irrigated vegetable fields on fertile black soils.


qld-jb-usefarmirrig-752compSunshine Coast, southeast Queensland,  Soils for Macadamias, clay soils used previously for producing pineapples provided with deep irrigation for Macadamia Nut production.



Soils grow food for families (family farming)

photo byShelley Purser,Meringandan, edited by Jeanie Clark Warracknabeal (cc)  2015  Meringandan, Darling Downs– black cracking clays in a backyard family farm are managed for changes in moisture/ shrinkage and expansion.

qld-lm-toowoomba6878-manToowoomba, Darling Downs – red basaltic clay in backyard urban garden (family farm) is managed for fertility, and soil moisture

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page updated 31 March 2016