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 Friday, July 20th, 2018

January 16, 2010

Uncluttering Your Garden Shed During the Winter Months

Come Spring the only digging you’ll need to do is in your garden!

If your anything like me your garden shed is a mess about know. During the garden season, it’s the last place I like to spend time, so nows a good time to clean it out.

My favorite way is to remove everything from the shed, and sweep it out. Toss or recycle broken tools and supplies, and donate anything salvageable that you haven't used in two years. Separate the remaining items into categories -- hand tools, pots, yard games, lawn furniture, and large necessities such as wheelbarrows and lawn mowers.

Once It's All Sorted It’s Time To Give Everything a Home

Create clean storage with generous shelving for containers, watering cans, and soil. Gather frequently used hand tools in a bucket, planter, belt, or caddy to carry around the yard as you garden. Stash outdoor games in lightweight plastic wastebaskets or tubs on the bottom shelf so kids can reach them.

And Find New Uses for Old Things

Cut down a canvas shoe organizer. Fill the pockets with seed packets, plant markers, gloves, pruners, weeders, and other small supplies that are apt to disappear.

Plot Out Your Plan

Use metal hooks, rubber-coated utility arms, and brackets with snap-lock grips to hold long-handled tools, extension cords, and hoses. Mount each hook to a crosspiece (a horizontal brace) inside the shed or on the door.

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