gardeningideas: 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.
Wouldn't Veggie Man be fun for the kids to put together? I think they would love it. Just have a photo of Veggie man for them to look at! Who knows, they might even eat a vegetable! Feeding Four Little Monkeys