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Garden storage and organisation ideas

by Rhiannon James

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The cold and wet weather might be casting a dampener on the start of the growing season but it does mean there’s plenty of time for a spring clean – here are some of our favourite ideas to help you to get organised both indoors and out.

Garden journals and planners

These nifty notebooks will help you plan this year’s projects and keep track of your efforts.

  1. Perpetual Harvest by Claudia Pearson with 12 prints showing what to plant and harvest each month, £12.95 from What You Sow www.whatyousow.co.uk
  2. Botanical journal with soft linen cover and lined interior pages, $15 from Rifle Paper Co. www.riflepaperco.com
  3. Garden Notes journal with specially designed seasonal growing diary and pages for sketching plot configurations, £9.99 from John Lewis www.johnlewis.com
  4. Moleskine gardening journal including garden log, plant records and more, £15.99 from Simply Moleskine www.simplymoleskine.com
  5. Primulas notebook, £3.95 from Emily Burningham www.emilyburningham.com
  6. Sophie Conran Gardener’s Journal with monthly to do lists, weekly planners and weather log along with sections for planting plans and plant notes, £9.95 from Burgon & Ball www.burgonandball.com
  7. The Gardener’s Calendar by Pippa Greenwood with month-by-month ‘to do’ lists, £8.99 from RHS Books & Gifts www.rhsshop.co.uk
  8. Personalised garden journal by Pipany with reusable hand embroidered cover, £22.50 from notonthehighstreet.com www.notonthehighstreet.com
  9. Logbooks with recycled card covers, £5 each or £12 for a set of three from roddy & ginger www.roddyandginger.co.uk
  10. Mini notebook and pencil, £5.99 from I want one of those www.iwantoneofthose.com
  11. RHS Allotment Notebook, illustrated, with dedicated pages to help plan your plot, keep track of crop rotations, note yields and monitor expenses, £12.99 from RHS Books & Gifts www.rhsshop.co.uk

Garden storage boxes, cupboards and shelves

Take control of the clutter with these storage options for small spaces.

  1. Cubby storage shelf unit, £93 from Store www.aplaceforeverything.co.uk
  2. Outdoor wooden storage box, £135 from Garden Trading www.gardentrading.co.uk
  3. Wooden wellie store, £165  from Garden Trading www.gardentrading.co.uk
  4. Wire wall rack, £60 from Cox & Cox www.coxandcox.co.uk
  5. Eight-drawer storage unit with zinc top, £259 from The Holding Company www.theholdingcompany.co.uk
  6. Beehive garden store, £125 from Sparrow & Finch www.sparrowandfinch.co.uk
  7. Teak garden storage box, £399 from ingarden www.ingarden.co.uk
  8. Läckö outdoor shelving unit, £45 from IKEA www.ikea.com

Garden tool storage

There’ll be no more searching for the secateurs if you use one of these tool tidies.

  1. Garden tray, £15.95 from dotcomgiftshop www.dotcomgiftshop.com
  2. Plant pot trowel hook, £9.95 from Garden Divas www.gardendivas.co.uk
  3. Garden tool basket (includes tools), £40 from Basketware Direct www.basketwaredirect.co.uk
  4. Wooden tool hanger, £23 from Store www.aplaceforeverything.co.uk
  5. Paris rustic wooden crates by The Orchard, £62.50 for a mixed set of three (also available individually) from notonthehighstreet.com www.notonthehighstreet.com
  6. Watering can hook, £4.99 from The Oak Room www.oakroomshop.co.uk
  7. Tool hook rail, £24 from Garden Trading www.gardentrading.co.uk
  8. Botanist rectangular wire basket, £20 from John Lewis www.johnlewis.com
  9. Burgon & Ball greenhouse caddy, £16.95 from Ocado www.ocado.com
  10. Cast iron hose tidy, £28 from Cast in Style www.castinstyle.co.uk
  11. String roller made from a vintage bobbin, £10 from RE www.re-foundobjects.com

Plant tags and tins

Remember to label your plantings and stow away spare seeds, bulbs and specimens safely in these pretty tubes and tins.

  1. Metal seed, feed and bulb caddy, £19.99 from Haws www.haws.co.uk
  2. Seed organiser tin by Freshly Forked, £26 from notonthehighstreet.com www.notonthehighstreet.com
  3. Giant potting-up bucket, £38 from Store www.aplaceforeverything.co.uk
  4. Glass blackboard storage box, £18.50 from Cox & Cox www.coxandcox.co.uk
  5. Daisy and watering can garden markers, £2.95 each from dotcomgiftshop www.dotcomgiftshop.com
  6. Bulb and seed box, £15 from Garden Trading www.gardentrading.co.uk
  7. Seed saving tubes, £6.95 from Burgon & Ball www.burgonandball.com
  8. Metal seed storage box from The Original Metal Box Company, £89 from notonthehighstreet.com www.notonthehighstreet.com

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