OUTSIDE THE HOUSE
Head to story telling sessions at your local library. Most libraries run FREE story sessions for small children. Enquire at your local library for more information.
Try some good old brown vinegar poured or sprayed directly onto the weeds.
Alternately pour boiling hot water on them to scald the root system
Mix 1 tablespoon of dishwashing detergent with 1 cup of vegetable oil.
Mix solution and store in an air tight container.
When you are ready to use the mixture, just add 1 or 2 tablespoons of the detergent / oil mix to 1 cup of water.
Spray directly onto plants but DO NOT use this formula on hot days as you will burn your garden. If it has been raining heavily, you may need to re-apply as the formula may get washed away.