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Buyers guide to garden storage...

We’ve all been there, chucking garden tools, toys and outdoor furniture into the corner of the back garden promising ourselves that one day we’ll get it organised and stored correctly. Then, life just seems to take over and it soon gets forgotten about, very quickly becoming an overgrown mess that you again promise yourself next time it’s sunny weather you’ll tidy…

This summer why not check out some of the newest and reasonably priced outdoor storage items, from sheds, log stores and wipe clean waterproof boxes. Follow through with your promise and find the storage solution your garden has been waiting for.

Firstly knowing what you need to store:

There are all sorts of items that may require storage, from gardening equipment, furniture, BBQs and not forgetting the kids bikes,they all need a home in the garden.

B&Q they have a huge range of different storage options available to order online and either get delivered to home or pick up in store. Some of their offerings include...

  • Chests and Boxes
  • Shelving
  • Sheds
  • Log Stores

Most of their storage options have either an apex or pent roof to protect from any rainwater damage that might arise.

From clever pent roof sheds that have one side lower than the other in order to drain water away from the front of the structure to apex roofs that have a raised middle section to make a triangular shape and drain water away on both sides of the structure.

Our favourites from B&Q:

Store it out midi wood effect plastic garden storage box is ideal for storing and protecting garden essential as it's weatherproof design ensures contents are kept dry, the pent lid design allows rain to run off.

Height - 1.1m

Width - 1.3m

Depth - 740mm


Pinnacle shiplap apex wooden log store is great for protecting and storing logs, along with handy shelf for storing kindling. It's ideal for placing on a patio or against a wall to create a garden feature while keeping your logs within easy reach.

Height - 1.827m

Width - 1.494m

Depth - 648mm


Overlap dip treated pent wooden maxi wall store is this rustic overlap which is built from dip treated overlap cladding and finished with a felted roof. It's quick and easy to use and you have a thickness of 8mm for the floor and roof.

Height - 1541mm

Width - 1836mm

Depth - 848mm


Wood effected plastic patio storage box is a great way to store your garden tools, sundries, cushions, or whatever else you might need to tidy away. It's been designed to show a stylish, board effect design with built-in handles and rollers for easy patio movement.

Height - 0.57m

Width - 1.167m

Depth - 0.447m


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