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Build your own perfect garden storage shed, using plans and blueprints

Updated on February 5, 2015

How to build the perfect garden storage shed

I dare say you are one of the many homeowners, gardeners, and DIYres looking to discover how to build your own custom built to order garden shed. That delivers the perfect solution for all your garden storage needs.

Rare thinking people with a love for everything gardening like you realize. There are certain features you need and desire from a garden storage shed.

, you are also painfully aware; you simply must obtain a high quality set of woodworking plans and blueprints to inspire you to design and build your project, in turn ensuring your success.

In this article, we discuss storage; workspace features gardeners of all skill levels, want, and need to build.

Organize garden tool storage
Organize garden tool storage

How to build a garden storage shed guide

Shed plans and blueprints

There are many types and styles of projects that make up the perfect set of garden shed building plans.

Shed Plans provide you with the information you need to build the basic structure, from the foundation and footers, to the rafters and the roofing materials and everything in between. However, the other custom design elements you want.

● potting bench and table,

● wall cabinets to store insecticides and other harmful chemicals,

● pullout drawers for your small garden tools,

● wooden shelves that do not rust when fertilizers are stored on them,

● storage bins for all your other gardening supplies

require additional plans and blueprints.

Potting bench and a custom potter’s table,

Potting Bench or Potter’s Table, both terms used to describe the same basic garden shed feature.

The potting bench is a heavy-duty table or workbench. Built to withstand the rigors of all the seed starting, transplanting type stuff a gardener enjoys doing.

A proper gardener’s workbench will easily accommodate the heavy loads associated with bins full of potting soil mixes, watering cans, pump up sprayers and other garden tools.

Gardeners love to collect and commonly use to start flower and vegetable seeds, transplant seedlings and other such gardening tasks.

Build your own custom potting bench using repurposed pallets

Kreg square cut guide used to make straight cuts on pallet wood

Wall Mounted Cabinets

Wall Mounted Cabinets, similar in construction to kitchen cabinets garden storage needs are a bit more demanding. There are those items that we need to keep secure from small children, our beloved pets and the occasional mischievous nocturnal neighbors.

Insecticides, plant foods, fertilizers and those heir loom tomato seeds we have been watching over for years are but just a few of our gardening treasures.

Pull out Drawers

Pull out Drawers, just like the ones in the kitchen we use to house all of our kitchen gadgets work equally well for all of our garden trowels and other goodies.

My oldest son while working on his gardening merit badge discovered organizing all his garden shears, hand pruners, and pre-cut lengths of biodegradable string, used to tie his veggie plants to their stakes and tomato cages indispensable.

Custom built wood storage shelves

Wooden Shelves, built much the same as a set of bookshelves. Granted the ole world craftsmen ship and ornate mill work is not the first thing that comes to mind when you thing of a set of shelves in a garden shed, but the woodworking techniques used to built them are the same.

Storage bins

Storage Bins, much the same as those shoe organizer features found in high-end home closets. Makes storing and organizing frequently used items at your fingertips a welcomed change from other commonly used and less convenient methods, say the five-gallon bucket in the corner method.

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      8 years ago

      shed plans are wonderful and they are a must..nice site you have here

    • Teddletonmr profile imageAUTHOR

      Mike Teddleton 

      8 years ago from Midwest USA


      You can use Shed plans to build a great play house.

    • katiem2 profile image


      8 years ago from I'm outta here

      Hea Teddletonmr, do you have plans for playhouses or the sort? That sounds like a fun project!

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      Granny's House 

      8 years ago from Older and Hopefully Wiser Time

      This is going on the honey do list. lol

      Thnak you for being my fan. I will rate up and bookmark

    • Teddletonmr profile imageAUTHOR

      Mike Teddleton 

      8 years ago from Midwest USA

      katiem2 great to hear, build a garden shed plans and blueprints helps to get all those creative juices flowing. Have a great time in your garden this year...

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      8 years ago from I'm outta here

      Hea, This is just what I need to kick off a great summer. The how to build a garden shed plans and blueprints sounds like a super fun project. Thanks for the helpful tips and hints. Great Hub, I Rate it UP and call it a Must Read! Thanks and Peace :)


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