Powell River Books Blog

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Location:Powell River

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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We had a friend come visit us at the float cabin this week. He arrived in a very special way. It was Kurt in his Christen (Aviat) Husky floatplane.Wayne with Kurt and his Husky floatplane at our new dock.He dropped in from a beautiful mackerel sky an...

Attaching the new front deck to our main float.On June 20 I shared about our new front deck. John built the structure down at his place and towed it into place at our cabin. It uses two large cedar logs and 55-gallon plastic barrels for flotation. Th...

An "Evil Weevil" from my float garden.When I cut down my daffodils, I uncovered a cluster of beetles on the ground. The oval shape with a pointed snout made we immediately guess weevil.I did some research and believe they are Black Vine Weevils. I al...

Why Mulch?

on Jun 22, 2017 in: Gardening

Hillside potato patch made from composted soil.Mulching is sort of a kissing cousin to composting. I've been using both gardening practices over the years.According to the Ecological Agriculture Projects website, there are lots of good reasons to mul...

A New Front Deck

on Jun 20, 2017

You've heard a lot about John. He's our good friend and the man who built our float cabin.He's taught us a lot about living off the grid, and continues to help us with cabin construction projects.Last week he delivered the new floating dock he made t...

Spring Garden Update

on Jun 15, 2017 in: Gardening

Spring growth in the float garden.The weather has been mostly cloudy with a few light showers. In between, I've been doing lots of gardening. My float garden is coming along even after a Canada goose got in and nibbled off shoots in the two of the be...

Wayne's ready to ride on his Yamaha Kodiak 450.Last weekend was the annual Powell River ATV Club campout at Nanton Lake followed by a group poker ride on Saturday. When Wayne and I first came to Powell River in 2001, we knew nothing about riding ATVs...