7 Tips to Start Seeds in the Winter. This would be something cool to do with your kids. It really makes them feel proud when they see something they helped create. When you and the kids harvest the garden, they will be extra proud and excited that they helped to "make" the food and may make them more likely to eat their creations; win, win. This starts in late Feb to early March!
Cornmeal is known as a natural substitute for chemical preemergent herbicides. Using cornmeal as weed killer is a great way to eradicate weeds without the threat of toxic chemicals. Learn more here. Also, a natural Ant Killer.