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When you first got your garden shed from the home improvement
center, it looked great. You set it near the back of your property
and proceeded to transfer the tools you were storing in the garage
into their new home. Finally, you had all of your gardening
implements, the lawnmower and the wheelbarrow, together, in one
place. Your garden shed would make it easy to find the shovel or
rake and also allow you to once again park your car in the
Well, after just a few months, your garden shed has become a
disorganized mess. It seems that everything that has no other good
place to go has wound up in the shed. Winter blankets in large
trash bags, the kids old toys, a broken ceiling fan and much more
have cluttered up your once pristine storage space. It is time to
clean up and organize your garden shed.
Start by removing everything that does not belong in the shed.
This can take awhile as it is amazing how much stuff you could
actually fit in that eight by eight space. If it is not used in the
garden or to maintain your yard, out it goes. Now that you’ve
cleared out all the peripheral matter, it is time to evaluate your
Large items like a lawn mower, wheel barrow or pull cart need a
nice space on the floor. Rakes, shovels, hoes and other long
handled tools, can be nicely organized by purchasing a rack
specially designed to hold those tools. For about $20, you can buy
a durable plastic tool rack, that has different sized slots where
the tools fit and stay in place.
Install a peg board on one wall of your garden shed and get a
series of easy to adjust hooks and holders. Place your small garden
tools like a spade or trowel neatly on the board. You can also
build some shelves or buy a ready made steel shelving unit, where
you can store fertilizer, bags of seed, a chainsaw and any other
number of items that should not just be thrown on the floor. With a
little effort, your garden shed will be organized and you’ll be
able to find what you need.