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The Keys to Having an Organized Garden Shed

The Keys to Having an Organized Garden Shed

garden tools leaning on a toll shedIf you’ve got a green thumb and a beautiful garden, you’ve probably also got a lot of garden tools, and chances are you’ve got a lot of mess as well. Gardening is relaxing, healthy and contributes to peace of mind and strength of body. Unfortunately, it is also one of the messier hobbies you could choose. Avoiding gardening messes is easier when you have an organized gardening station and good garden tool storage. With these great tips from Closet & Storage Concepts of Charlotte, North Carolina, you’ll be well on your way to having a beautiful garden, as well as a clean gardening shed.

Pegboard

Pegboard is one of the easiest ways to upgrade your garden shed and create more room to keep things neat and organized. Hand tools are perfect for pegboard; shears and saws will hang as easily as trowels and tape. Pegboard is easy to install and lets you arrange your tools neatly and rearrange at will. You can practically make wall art out of your tools, while keeping them conveniently available and off the floor!

Magnetic Strips

Magnetic strips are a unique storage solution for smaller objects. They also make the most of wall space, hanging along a wall or counter where they can hold small metal items. Get a stronger magnet and you can use the strips to hold things like trowels and pruning shears for super easy access. Try adding the magnetic strip to your potting bench.

Wall Storage

Upright wall storage is a must for a well-organized garden shed. Use vertical space to store longer items like rakes, shovels, weed eaters, ladders, hoes, and other long handled tools. If you double up in this space you can maximize the wall even more, with rakes hanging above, and shovels down below, for example.

Potting Bench

A good potting bench is a gardener’s best friend. This is the spot where you can plant and repot all your treasured and favorite plants, and will give you a good workspace inside your garden shed, so you can commit to your garden even in the rain. The space underneath a potting bench makes for a great storage area, where you can keep bags of potting mix dry and out of the way.

Frequent Use Basket

Having a place where you keep all your most used items close at hand will make your gardening experience much more easy and pleasant. Something like a simple wicker basket next to the door will serve as a great catch-all for the things that you don’t want to have to dig around for because you use them so frequently. Keep things like small garden gear, your favorite gloves, a good reference book, row markers, pens, clippers, and seed packets in this basket. Things that you don’t use that often can be stored on higher shelves or in cabinets since you won’t need them as much.

Seed Storage

A good gardener needs good seed storage. Steal small places for things like seed packets so that they don’t take up too much space. For a good re-purposing project, hang a shoe organizer over the shed door and store the seed packets in the shoe slots. They’ll be readily available and easy to organize that way.

Now that you’re garden shed is pristine and organized, you’re ready to let your green thumb grow! For more organizational goodness and to get organized in your garage or tool shed, visit Closet & Storage Concepts of Charlotte, North Carolina today!

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