Botanic Gardens Trust, Sydney, Australia

Connecting with the living soil

A HOTBED design to colour in

Colour the background pale ochre

The bugs, mulch and roots can be any colour you like

Follow the colour guide for microbes and minerals

  • Clays - orange
  • Sand - pale yellow
  • Organic matter - black
  • Silt - brown
  • Bacteria - mauve
  • Nodules - purple
living soil