Phil Williams


How to Build a Compost Tea Brewer and Brew Tea

Compost tea is a great way to magnify your compost by breeding the beneficial microorganisms and spraying them on your plants. Plants sprayed with high quality compost tea will be healthier, less affected by pests, and produce better fruits and vegetables.

February 2, 2016

Farmer Phil’s Permaculture: The Original Permaculture Children’s Book

Most of the permaculture books and material you see is geared toward adults with at least a basic knowledge of the design science. My wife Denise and I feel strongly that children are under served in the permaculture world.

July 8, 2015


How to Build and Plant Large Hugelkultur Berms

You can plant just about anything in your hugel beds and they will do well, but there are certain plants that tend to do very well in a hugel bed.

June 26, 2015


Additions to a Food Forest

Red mulberry trees are one of my favorite trees. They make fantastic additions to any permaculture garden or farm.

November 19, 2014


Multi-Functional Plants for the Permaculture Garden

If you have a choice of planting a tree, shrub, vine, herbaceous plant, or groundcover that only has one function or another species that fills that desired function and also provides three other benefits, why wouldn’t you plant the more functional species?

October 1, 2014


Why Bother Composting?

Composting can seem pretty complicated. Depending on who you talk to, or what you read, you will find tons of different advice on how to get just the right “brew”.

September 26, 2014

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