Q: Is there a place within fifty miles of Atlanta that repairs garden tools? I have some of my grandfather’s sturdy old tools and I’d hate to send them to the landfill just because they need new handles.
A: If you can replace the handles yourself, Tucker Handy Ace Hardware (770- 939-6842) has handles for just about any tool you can name. The Keen Edge Company (770-492-3256) sharpens garden tools and might be able to repair them if you supply the handles. If you just want to give the tools a good home, become a member of Freecycle (www.freecycle.org). There are dozens of groups in Georgia who swap items that one person doesn’t need but that another might find useful.