The Organized Garden

Created on May 13, 2013
Organized Living Activity Organizers for the garage

An organized garden shed cultivates creativity. By keeping your tools tidy you will save time and frustration in the garden and will have more time to relax and be creative. Learn how to put the “Zen” back in your garden with these clever storage tips.   

  • Keep track of what you’re planting. Use a notebook and jot down where plants are located. Once plants and flowers begin to grow, take pictures of them to put in your notebook.  
  • Use an old file box to keep seed packets in order. Add file separators to organize seed packets based on season.
  • Store seeds in fall from your mature plants in spice jars. Label them and put them in a spice rack to keep them safe and organized until next year.
  • Create a simple chart for plants and flowers to record important care details about your blooms such as:
    • Species
    • Bloom times
    • Annual / Perennial
    • Pruning schedule
    • Fertilizing schedule
    • Watering schedule
    • Transfer schedule for seedlings and bulbs
  • Organize tools so that the ones used most frequently are easily accessible. Others that are used less often should be stored out of the way or in the back of your shed.
  • Always purchase gardening tools that have the capability to be hung on garage wall organizers. It will make life simpler when it comes to clean-up time. And, it’s a great way to free up valuable floor space.
  • Less is more when it comes to tools. Only the essentials are needed to keep your garden looking beautiful.  Read 10 Essential Gardening Tools to help you decide what to keep and what to sell at your next yard sale.
  • Install a versatile storage system like freedomRail in the shed or garage. You can create custom storage designs it in spaces as small as 30 inches and as large as 120 inches. Plus, you can add shelves, cabinets, work surfaces and hooks depending on your storage needs.

Happy gardening! 

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