I did the minimum possible and Wayne shared in the duties. Now I enjoy homemaking, especially up at the float cabin. You'll find me sewing, cooking, baking, canning, gardening and even housework. June 27, With cooler weather we had a fire. Quads and Camping on North Vancouver Island. 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. Read more about that road trip at my Margy Meanders blog. They have also worked with RCMP precincts to allo. Cabin Journal: Beds, Bugs and Birds. 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, Before we unloaded the boat after a trip to the States, we did a quick walk around the cabin deck. I could tell from a distance that the carrots in the floating garden had gone to seed in our absence and had three foot stems with white flower. Composting in a Plastic Barrel. My former wire bin composter. Last summer I lost the location for my wire bin composter.
I'd used it for years to compost my garden and kitchen scraps at our float cabin home. I had to find an alternative that could be handled on the cabin deck or in my floating garden. One method I learned is called chop and drop. Chopped garden waste for mulch. Chop and drop works well for garden waste.
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As plants are trimmed or removed, the residue is chopped into small portions and used as mulch i. Cruising the Northern Strait of Georgia. Backing into John's side yard.
Our Bayliner spends the winter on Powell Lake at our float cabin. She gets a fresh water bath and doesn't have to contend with things growing on her hull. On the way back to the Westview Marina we stopped at our friend John's for annual maintenance. Wayne at the helm. Once in the water, we used the sunny skies and calm winds to take Halcyon Days out island hopping around the northern end of the Strait of Georgia. It was a spur of the moment trip so. Summer Cruising Part II. Going slow through Thulin Passage. With calm winds, we treated ourselves to another cruise, this time up the Strait of Georgia to Squirrel Cove on Cortes Island.
We're lucky to live so close to world famous boating destinations. In about an hour, we were looking for a spot on the Squirrel Cove public dock first-come, first-serve. It's small and popular with islanders and tourists. Boaters resupply at the general store and many anchor in th. Jump in the boat and head up the Strait of Georgia with us to magnificent anchorages and exciting adventures. Drop your hook in world famous Desolation Sound, discover hidden coves and meet some of the locals.
Read Up the Strait by Wayne Lutz and then join us for the cruise of a lifetime. You may never want to leave. Go to PowellRiverBooks. Cabin Journal: Mason Bee Hotels. Mason Bees are solitary and docile.