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Fresh surprises

After a lot of hard work, Meg Lin still calls herself an "accidental gardener"

By Nancy Arcayna

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 28, 2014

~~<p>Meg Lin is not afraid to pick up power tools and get her hands dirty. She's built raised-bed garden plots at her Manoa Valley home, created a three-step composting system, made a rain catchment system to save water, set up a worm composting bin for food scraps, and plans to finish a rock wall in her backyard and install a solar outdoor shower on one side of her home.</p>
<p>She wasn't always comfortable working in her yard, and her efforts at gardening often resulted in failure. Once her three children were grown, she began focusing on the landscaping.</p>
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Meg Lin is not afraid to pick up power tools and get her hands dirty. She's built raised-bed garden plots at her Manoa Valley home, created a three-step composting system, made a rain catchment system to save water, set up a worm composting bin for food scraps, and plans to finish a rock wall in her backyard and install a solar outdoor shower on one side of her home.

She wasn't always comfortable working in her yard, and her efforts at gardening often resulted in failure. Once her three children were grown, she began focusing on the landscaping. Login for more...



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