DIY - Weed killer - When nasty weeds pop up, don't reach for the weed killer. Douse them with vinegar, lemon juice or boiling water instead. The weeds will likely shrivel in a day or so. Resilient ones rarely withstand a second treatment.
Clay Garden Markers using oven bake-able polymer clay - enough to roll into balls, then roll into "rod," flatten, stamp with alpha rubber stamps, cut off end to form a point and bake according to package
THE POISON IVY IS THICK THIS YEAR! "Poison Ivy Killer: Prevent problems with poison ivy growing in your yard by adding 3 pounds of salt to a gallon of soapy water, and spraying the mixture on the leaves and stems of the poison ivy plants.