Powell River Books Blog

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Blog Tags:Canada, British Columbia, books, travel, cooking, gardening, life, flying, outdoors
Country:Canada
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.



Latest Blog Posts



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...

As a special thank you to all of our blog readers, here are three Kindle e-Books just for you.Pick one or all, they're FREEfrom June 24-28 and you don't have to own a Kindle to enjoy them. Just get a free Kindle app for your smartphone, pad or c...

Loading lumber and small items first.Helping a neighbour last week was fun. We were already heading down to the lake with our barge to offload the quads at Kinsmen Beach. We put them on our trailer for an upcoming ATV Club quad ride at Nanton Lake an...

Powell River Airport (CYPW) is all decked out for spring arrivals.Wildflowers and clearing spring skies at Powell River Airport.Getting to Powell River, British Columbia, is quick and easy by airplane.Commercial service is provided by Pacific Coastal...