Powell River Books Blog

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The Powell River Books Blog features posts about off-the-grid living in a float cabin on Powell Lake in Coastal BC, outdoors activities and the Coastal BC series of books written by Wayne J. Lutz.



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Happy Valentine's Day  from Wayne and Margy  Powell River Bookswww.PowellRiverBooks.comHope you and your loved ones have a wonderful day! ...

Rainbow in the Notch

on Feb 9, 2018

Today it was partly cloudy, but with extended periods of sun inbetween. Late in the day there was a shower over Goat Island backlit by the setting sun.The rainbow started right in The Notch, a deep cleft in Goat Island's hillside. Wayne wrote about h...

A calm but cloudy day at Hole in the Wall.When we travel to town during winter we always take the weather into consideration. That makes it hard to commit to a schedule, but being retired helps us not feel compelled to go out on the lake in dangerous...

I grow potatoes in a hillside potato patch created from compost. I also grow potatoes in containers on the deck. I harvest in August or early September then store my crop in open plastic trays under the guest bed downstairs. This year I got four tray...

Even though we live in British Columbia, we don't get that much snow. Our location near the coast moderates our climate.But when we do, it's an exciting event for me. I grew up in Southern California and the closest I came to snow was looking at it h...

Carmel Apple Jam

on Jan 27, 2018

I’ve been saving apple skins and cores in the freezer. My plan was to make Apple Peel (Scrap) Jelly but I didn’t want to waste the flesh clinging to the skins. I found a recipe for Carmel Apple Jam at Canning Homemade through the Safe Canning Rec...

Winter Garden Wonders

on Jan 23, 2018 in: Gardening

This is the first year that I've actively done winter gardening.Winter crops in the floating garden.I've cleaned out all of the containers on the decks, but the raised beds on the garden float are still producing.Some sections are resting until sprin...