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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 ideassome to make and some to buyto help you store your gardening tools and supplies.

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Gladiator GearTrack

Gladiator GearTrack

Gladiator GearTrackwall 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

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Gladiator GearWall

Gladiator GearWall

Storing large, awkward items such as wheelbarrows can be challenging.Gladiator's GearWallmakes 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

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Rubbermaid Deluxe Tool Tower

Rubbermaid Deluxe Tool Tower

Rubbermaid's deluxe tool towermakes storing long-handled tools a snapeven if you don't have much wall space. There are other configurations, including a triangle-shape version for corners.See how to build your own.Image courtesy of Rubbermaid

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Suncast Garden Center

Suncast Garden Center

Call it tool storage on the go. Thistool-holding unitcomes with wheels, so you can put it to use in the garden before returning it to the garage or shed. It also offers interchangeable shelves and bin.This DIY garden cart has on-board tool storage.Image courtesy of Suncast

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Monkey Bars Wall Unit

Monkey Bars Wall Unit

When you need storage above your wall unit,Monkey Barshas 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 waybut 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

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DIY Storage LockerFamily Handyman

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.

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FastTrack Power Tool Hook

FastTrack Power Tool Hook

Gotpower toolssuch as leaf blowers and cultivators?Rubbermaid's FastTrackpower tool hook can take care of them. It holds up to 50 pounds, and the powder-coated finish resists rust and chipping.Image courtesy of Rubbermaid

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FastTrack Garage Wall System

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

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Gladiator Heavy-Duty Rack

Gladiator Heavy-Duty Rack

Talk about heavy duty, thisGladiator shelving unitis 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

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Suncast Hand Tool Hanger

Suncast Hand Tool Hanger

Smallgarden toolsare often tossed in a big box. Why not hang them on the wall for easier access? ThisSuncast unitholds a variety of tools and brushesup to 30 poundswith a tilt-back design to keep them in place.Image courtesy of Suncast

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Long-Handled Tool RackFamily Handyman

Long-Handled Tool Rack

This compact rack is strong and simple to build. You can store shovels, rakes, a sledgehammerany long-handled toolsconveniently 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 CupboardVia Gardener's Supply Company

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. Thecubby, 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.

Luke Miller
Luke Miller is an award-winning garden editor with 25 years' experience in horticultural communications, including editing a national magazine and creating print and online gardening content for a national retailer. He grew up across the street from a park arboretum and has a lifelong passion for gardening in general and trees in particular. In addition to his journalism degree, he has studied horticulture and is a Master Gardener.