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
  2. Botanical journal with soft linen cover and lined interior pages, $15 from Rifle Paper Co.
  3. Garden Notes journal with specially designed seasonal growing diary and pages for sketching plot configurations, £9.99 from John Lewis
  4. Moleskine gardening journal including garden log, plant records and more, £15.99 from Simply Moleskine
  5. Primulas notebook, £3.95 from Emily Burningham
  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
  7. The Gardener’s Calendar by Pippa Greenwood with month-by-month ‘to do’ lists, £8.99 from RHS Books & Gifts
  8. Personalised garden journal by Pipany with reusable hand embroidered cover, £22.50 from
  9. Logbooks with recycled card covers, £5 each or £12 for a set of three from roddy & ginger
  10. Mini notebook and pencil, £5.99 from I want one of those
  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

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
  2. Outdoor wooden storage box, £135 from Garden Trading
  3. Wooden wellie store, £165  from Garden Trading
  4. Wire wall rack, £60 from Cox & Cox
  5. Eight-drawer storage unit with zinc top, £259 from The Holding Company
  6. Beehive garden store, £125 from Sparrow & Finch
  7. Teak garden storage box, £399 from ingarden
  8. Läckö outdoor shelving unit, £45 from IKEA

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

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
  2. Seed organiser tin by Freshly Forked, £26 from
  3. Giant potting-up bucket, £38 from Store
  4. Glass blackboard storage box, £18.50 from Cox & Cox
  5. Daisy and watering can garden markers, £2.95 each from dotcomgiftshop
  6. Bulb and seed box, £15 from Garden Trading
  7. Seed saving tubes, £6.95 from Burgon & Ball
  8. Metal seed storage box from The Original Metal Box Company, £89 from

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