Early spring - Chickweed - Find it in your yard! Raw (destemmed) in salads. Cooked it is similar to spinach though the texture is different. It can be added to soups or stews, but in the last five minutes to prevent overcooking. The stems, leaves, flowers and seeds are all edible.
Clever trick to protect fruit from birds and squirrels. - Hmmm, and how about using this to protect tomatoes from birds, squirrels and rats?
If you get poison ivy on your face and eyes, this is what you do.