Powell River Books Blog

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State/Province:British Columbia
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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I is for Indian Pipe Indian Pipe poking up through the moist duff.I was walking through a grove of mature hemlocks and firs when a spot of white caught my eye. What I thought was debris on the ground turned out to be an exciting find, Indian Pipe (Mo...

Garlic harvested from three containers.I've grown garlic for years. In the beginning, it was in small containers. I got plenty, but the bulbs were on the small side.I'm always changing the plants in my float garden. After I removed an old asparagus p...

G is for Renewed Raised Bed Floating Garden My float garden in 2007.My floating garden was built by our good friend John in 2003. It's served us well over the years, but the cedar siding on my four raised beds and the center walkway are rotting away.

I grew up in the 50s and 60s. In junior and high school, classes in sewing, cooking and homemaking were "electives" girls had to take. When I was working, homemaking was farther from my mind than algebra. I did the minimum possible and Wayne shared i...

I grew up in the 50s and 60s. In junior and high school, classes in sewing, cooking and homemaking were "electives" girls had to take. When I was working, homemaking was farther from my mind than algebra. I did the minimum possible and Wayne shared i...

Our truck and double quad trailer.Wayne and I like to take our quads on barge trips around Powell Lake and truck and trailer trips to land based destinations. We took our Tucson SUV to North Vancouver Island to plan a future ride.Read more about that...

Carrots are gone and the beds are ready for planting.Float cabin living has lots of outdoor activities. Garden beds need to be cleaned out and replanted. Bugs (and all sorts of insects) come out. Birds return to nest. June 4, 2019Before we unloaded t...