Garden Tool Storage Ideas
The right garden tools make gardening easier for sure. But where do you store all those tools? And how do you make sure they're accessible? Here are 12 ideas—some to make and some to buy—to help you store your gardening tools and supplies.
Gladiator GearTrack wall storage offers flexibility: You can mount the horizontal track, then choose suitable hangers and slide them where needed. See how to build your own flexible garage wall storage system. Image courtesy of Gladiator
Storing large, awkward items such as wheelbarrows can be challenging. Gladiator's GearWall makes it simple to peg a wheelbarrow safely and securely to the wall. Learn how to make a DIY wheelbarrow hang-up, plus 10 more space-saving garage storage tips. Image courtesy of Gladiator
Monkey Bars Wall Unit
When you need storage above your wall unit, Monkey Bars has the solution. Engineered of steel for durability, the system offers custom solutions to get tools and materials off the garage floor and out of your way—but still within reach. You can modify the hook-and-bar system to fit changing storage needs in the future. Check out 14 more overhead garage storage products. Image courtesy of Monkey Bars
DIY Storage Locker
There are plenty of manufactured storage sheds available, but few are as practical as this DIY unit. This easy-to-build storage locker is low and compact, yet it's spacious enough to hold your lawnmower, long-handled tools and other garden items. See how to build it.
FastTrack Garage Wall System
In addition to the power tool hook, Rubbermaid's FastTrack garage wall system offers other storage solutions customized to individual needs. A variety of shelves, bins, hooks and hangers are available to hold just about anything you'd want to keep in your garge or shed. This easy-to-build garage wall storage system is also completely customizable. Image courtesy of Rubbermaid
Gladiator Heavy-Duty Rack
Talk about heavy duty, this Gladiator shelving unit is made of welded steel and holds up to 2,000 lbs. per shelf. It's available in various widths: 48-inch, 60-inch and 77-inch (shown). And check out these super sturdy DIY storage drawers. Image courtesy of Gladiator
Long-Handled Tool Rack
This compact rack is strong and simple to build. You can store shovels, rakes, a sledgehammer—any long-handled tools—conveniently up and out of the way. The unit holds up to 14 items, giving you more flexibility and storage capacity than nails pounded in the wall. See how to build it.
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Gardeners Supply Cupboard
This small cupboard holds frequently used items such as hand tools and gardening gloves right out in the garden, saving trips back and forth to the garage or shed. The cubby, which can be mounted on a wall or set on a bench, features a fold-down door that doubles as a potting surface. Build your own DIY cupboard. Image courtesy of Gardeners Supply Co.