Natural Weed Killer — 1 gallon vinegar, 1/2 cup salt, dash of dish washing detergent (makes it stick to the weeds). Mix well, spray on weeds in the morning, rejoice in their death that evening. This works best on a sunny day.
Cute way to keep the deer out-- willow branches from landscape nursery in bundles of 100 sticks. Put branches in ground at least 6 inches, and 4 to 8 inches apart (one pointing left, the next pointing right). Then weave them together. Using hemp twine, tie them together at the top.