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Shed Organisation Tips: Making the Most of Your Garden Storage Space

April 21, 2023

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A well-organised shed can make a world of difference in maintaining an efficient and tidy garden. In this blog, we’ll share some practical tips for organising your items in a shed, helping you maximise storage space and keep your garden tools and equipment easily accessible. With the support of Midland Sheds and Summerhouses, you can create a functional and organised garden storage solution tailored to your needs. We’ll also provide helpful external resources and links to our own services, ensuring you have everything you need to keep your shed in order.

  1. Start with a Clean Slate

Begin by emptying your shed and sorting through your items. Discard or donate any unused or broken items, and group the remaining belongings into categories, such as gardening tools, outdoor furniture, and sports equipment. This decluttering process will help you identify your storage needs and create a more efficient organisational plan for your shed.

  1. Plan Your Storage Layout

Before returning your items to the shed, consider how you can maximise storage space and accessibility. Plan a layout that keeps frequently-used items within easy reach and designates specific areas for each category of belongings. This may involve utilising vertical space, creating distinct zones, and incorporating multi-functional storage solutions.

  1. Invest in Storage Solutions

Investing in high-quality storage solutions can help you keep your shed organised and clutter-free. Some options to consider include:

  • Shelving: Install sturdy shelves along the walls of your shed to store items off the ground and maximise vertical space. Midland Sheds and Summerhouses offers a range of shelving options to suit your needs.
  • Hooks and Pegboards: Use hooks and pegboards to hang gardening tools, brooms, and other items on the walls, making them easily accessible and freeing up floor space.
  • Storage Boxes and Bins: Use weather-resistant storage boxes and bins to keep smaller items organised and protected from the elements.
  • Tool Racks: Store long-handled tools, such as rakes and shovels, on a tool rack to keep them upright and neatly organised.
  1. Label and Categorise

Once your storage solutions are in place, organise your items by category and clearly label each section or container. This will help you quickly locate items when needed and make it easier to maintain an organised shed in the long run.

  1. Regular Maintenance

To keep your shed organised and clutter-free, make a habit of regularly decluttering, cleaning, and maintaining the space. Schedule routine checks to ensure everything remains in its designated place, and promptly address any issues or adjustments that need to be made.


An organised shed can greatly enhance the functionality and enjoyment of your garden. By decluttering, planning a thoughtful storage layout, investing in high-quality storage solutions, and maintaining your shed, you can create an efficient garden storage space in Birmingham that meets your needs.

At Midland Sheds and Summerhouses, we’re dedicated to helping you find the perfect shed and storage solutions for your garden. To discuss your garden building requirements or request a free quote, get in touch with our friendly team today. Let us help you design a functional and organised shed, allowing you to enjoy a well-kept and beautiful outdoor space.


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