Gardening tool storage can be a hassle with different sized tools, varying uses, and the backlog of organizing that needs to occur since winter has melted away. Many people find the task of organizing their sheds or garages to be frustrating and even daunting, but it doesn’t have to be that bad! With some elbow grease and time, you can transform your gardening storage solutions to something more manageable for the long term and intuitive to use for you and the rest of your family. Check out some of these great DIYs to get inspired and organize your gardening tools this spring!
If you’re not working with a lot of space, a storage bench is a great way to go! It’s especially helpful to have dual-use items in a small area, and makes it easy to back away unsightly tools when they’re not in use. To keep things organized in the bench, try using small bins or baskets to sort your items. Follow this tutorial to learn how to make this beautiful storage bench all on your own!
If you have more space on your patio or in your garage, a potting bench may be the most practical way to organize your gardening tools. This project is especially suitable for avid gardeners, since it gives you the perfect place to pot new flowers and store your tools. Check out this tutorial to recreate this potting bench. Consider adding drawers or additional shelving for optimal storage.
For your larger tools, consider installing a rack to keep things like your shovels and rakes of of the ground. Instead of simply leaning in a corner of your shed or garage, this rack allows for easy access and visibility so you can grab what you need and go without much fuss. Try this tutorial on building a horizontal tool rack.
Palette Tool Rack
Interested in a more aesthetic storage solution? Jump on the palette bandwagon and create this cute, rustic storage rack. Complete with a small cupboard at the top, this design is perfect for a backyard. Follow this tutorial to learn more.
Bring an indoor storage solution outdoors! This brilliant gardening storage uses an old shoe rack organizer to store gardening gloves, tools, seeds, and more. You can easily label each pocket to identify the contents with just a glance. This would be perfect to hang in a shed, garage, or greenhouse.
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