Where You At Q3: What soil series are you standing on?

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Claire and students of the 2015 Design 4 ACTION Permaculture Design Course observing a London soil sample

The third question in the Where You At? bioregional quiz is:

What soil series are you standing on?

A question to which my first response is ‘soil what?’ An alternate version of the bioregional quiz frames this question as ‘Describe the type of soil around your house.’ which is a bit more approachable. Another version asks ‘Describe the basic geology of the place you are living. What type of natural ground is there?”, which is also useful – but starts to move in on the territory of a later question (#16).

So I’m not familiar with the term ‘soil series’ – but I do know something about the soil here. Continue reading “Where You At Q3: What soil series are you standing on?”

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