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How to Make Garden Storage: DIY Benches, DIY Storage Hacks, and More

By: Emma Hassemer, Editor, DIYIdeaCenter.com
How to Make Garden Storage DIY Benches DIY Storage Hacks and More

You'd be surprised at how high maintenance gardens are. You need a rake, hoe, watering can, pair of garden gloves, some flower pots and the seeds. You're not going to be too thrilled when you walk into your garage and see the cluttered and unorganized mess all your gardening tools have made.

Learn How to Make Garden Storage DIY Benches, DIY Storage Hacks, and More! For some, organizing can be therapeutic and others not so much. After learning the proper way to store your gardening tools, your garage will be mess free! It can be difficult when finding the perfect storage unit to fit all of your garden necessities. But, why spend hundreds of dollars on one when you can design your very own DIY garden storage unit?  

You don't need to be a rocket scientist to figure out how to make a large, wooden, attractive box or a hanging piece for your backyard. If you need garden storage, but not a lot, there are many mini DIY organization projects you can create to tidy up your place.  

If you love to do woodworking projects for your home, you'll love these easy, cheap and beneficial DIY storage hacks for your garden! Learn How to Make Garden Storage: DIY Benches, DIY Storage Hacks, and More!

DIY Storage Bench

What’s better than having a DIY piece with more than one use? Nothing! These adorable DIY outdoor bench ideas are a great seating option for your guests and packing away any extra gardening tools. This Homemade Entryway Storage Bench is very easy to put together. After designing the desired layout and size, start building away! If you want the disguised storage unit to be a little more comfy, throw some fabric and padding on it. For inspiration, steer towards this Chic DIY Country Bench
 

Homemade Entryway Storage Bench

DIY Garage Storage

If you're still stuck on keeping your garden tools in your garage but want to keep the space neat and organized, then these DIY garage ideas are perfect for you. Rather than shoving your rakes and shovels on the ground in one little corner, hang them up with this Versatile Space-Saving Garden Tools Rack. This rack can be hung on a wall in your garage and stay out of the way. If you want a more all-around storage plan, a DIY shelving unit will be sure to keep your garage nice and tidy. You can build as many shelves as needed and stick this bad boy in a corner of your garage. This DIY Storage Tower Hack will totally fit all of your gardening needs. 

DIY Storage Tower Hack

Hanging DIY Wall Organizers

Don't like rummaging through boxes and shelving units for your little gardening gloves? Me neither. Having easy access to your garden necessities is important and a great timer saver. A quick and easy way to create storage for your gardening tools is to create a hand held organizer. These little organizers can be hung up on the wall in your garage or outside in your backyard close to your garden. Add some farmhouse vibes with this hanging Gardening Garb Clip Board Organizer. It doesn't take much to find a scrap piece of wood, paint it and stick on some clothes pins. Another mini storage idea is this Budget-Friendly DIY Garden Tools Organizer. You'll never misplace your gardening gloves again after making these DIY garden organization projects.

Budget-Friendly DIY Garden Tools Organizer

DIY Garden Shed Instructions

Create the perfect garden shed for your backyard! You'll be able to fit the larger things you need to garden in this storage unit as well as the little things. This DIY shed is super self explanatory and you don't need to hire a handyman to build it!

1. Supplies
       -2 or more pallets
       -10 2x4s
       -Metal roofing material
       -Nail gun
       -Nails
       -Circular saw
       -Tape Measure

2. Frame the walls
Begin by cutting the 2x4s to length (will vary depending on how large you want your shed to be). Place posts at the corner of each side of the garden shed. Then, cut the other 2x4s to length and lay them across the top to connect each corner post. Add some bracing posts that run diagonally from corner post to corner post to ensure extra stability.

3. Frame the roof
First, build a square the size of the garden shed along the top of the structure (you’ll need to cut the 2x4s to length). Next, cut more 2x4s to length when adding slats within the roof frame for support.

4. Roofing material
Cut your metal roofing material (metal is recommended because it’s inexpensive and sturdy) down to size and overlap the sheets of metal. Attach them to the roof using a nail gun.

5. Cover outside walls
Cut the slabs down to length for each side of the shed then use a nail gun to put them up (you can use old siding or wood if you don’t have slabs).

6. Move your stuff in
After creating this extremely simple tool shed, it's time to move your gardening tools in. While this specifc shed doesn't have a door, you can add one if you wish. Dress your storage unit up with hanging flower pots and fancy hooks. Enjoy!
 

How do you store your gardening tools?

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find your DIY ideas brilliant something for everyone I particularylike your storage and garden ideas

I store my gardening tools based on how frequently they are used. The items that get used almost weekly are in the front, while the seasonal items are placed in the back. I also hang my smaller tools so they don't get lost (or stepped on!).

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