Garden Tool Storage

by Karen Bates
(last updated May 22, 2018)

Gardening is a fun and fulfilling hobby that many people enjoy. Spending time outside and helping plants grow is rewarding and pays off when fresh fruits and vegetables show up as proof of your hard work.

Gardeners use various tools to help their gardens to grow. Shovels, hoes, trowels, garden forks, heavy-duty gloves, and other helpful tools all assist in the gardening process. These tools need to be properly cared for and stored to ensure they can continue to work effectively.

If you have a lot of garden tools to deal with, you might find that your area for storing tools is a little disorganized. Maybe you throw all of your tools in a box or in a pile, or maybe you just leave them in random places in the garage or shed. While this may work out fine if you only have a few tools, someone with many garden tools may have trouble finding a needed tool. Tools can also become damaged if improperly stored.

It is a good idea to come up with a system of organization for your garden tools. If you want to try a new storage method for your garden tools, think about these ideas:

  • Install a rack in your garage or shed for tools. You can hang and organize your tools to make sure they look neat and are easy to find, and the rack will keep the tools off the ground and safe from damage.
  • Using a shelf and bins, organize your different tools according to type. This is a great way to store smaller tools and there is less of a chance that they will get lost in a huge garage or shed if they are stored this way. You can label each bin if desired to help you keep track.
  • Look for wall organizers made specifically for storing tools. These might be a little more expensive, but they are a convenient way to keep all of your tools together.
  • You can use drawers to keep your garden tools together. Put smaller tools in these drawers, and store larger tools like shovels in a bin close by. You can even use a large trash can as storage for these bigger tools.

Storing your garden tools is easy and definitely worth the time it takes. Make sure that you store your tools in a dry place where they are out of reach of children if you have any living in your home.

Author Bio

Karen Bates

An English student who enjoys writing and art, Karen has had her poetry published in her university's literary journal and has several novels in the works. ...

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