15 Outdoor Storage Solutions to Keep Your Backyard Organized
There's nothing better than kicking back and relaxing outside after a long day. Nature's sounds and fresh air definitely have a way of soothing our minds. But if there's anything that can bring your moment of peace down a notch, it could be A) bad weather or B) a disorganized backyard. Since we can't control the weather, cleaning up your home's outdoor space is a great place to start.
Give your patio furniture a chance to shine by eliminating eyesores caused by clutter. If you've had enough of seeing pool floats scattered in the yard and garden tools piled up in the elements, then we suggest a thorough look at these storage furniture picks. Not only do these organization pieces give that free-roaming shovel a place to call home, but they also help to refresh a bland outdoor space. Whether you're ready to invest in some large profile pieces or are looking for affordable patio furniture organization, we have you covered. Say goodbye to the days of clutter and hello to a tidy patio, deck, or pool area with solutions from brands like Pottery Barn, Amazon, and more ahead.
Portable Yard Tool Organizer
Stalwart Rolling Garden ($60, originally $70)
This tool organization system is mobile and can hold up to 40 tools. It's made to fit tools of all shapes and sizes, from shovels and rakes to extension cords. You can store it indoors or outdoors, and the wheels make it easy to roll around the yard and garage as you get chores done.
Compact Pool Storage Bin
Easily give pool toys a home in this storage bin that will blend in beautifully with your outdoor decor. It can hold balls, pool floats, life jackets and more, allowing them to air dry to prevent any sort of mold accumulation.
Large Pool Storage Bin
This larger poolside organizer is ideal for anyone who has big rafts, lots of noodles, and large pool toys that they don't want to bother deflating. It also has smaller baskets to keep goggles and small pool toys organized and easily accessible. It even comes with a 10-year warranty, so you won't have to worry about replacing it any time soon.
Outdoor Storage Box
This large outdoor storage box is an Amazon bestseller with over 1,600 reviews and a 4.3 rating. It's a versatile piece that can be used to store everything from patio cushions to gardening tools and lawn games. It's waterproof and lockable, so you can be assured that everything will remain dry and safe. It has a 120 gallon capacity and is made from weather-resistant resin, so it's built to last.
Wicker Storage Unit
If you're looking for pool float storage that feels refined and will match your wicker outdoor furniture, this PE woven rattan option is perfect. Its mix of open and closed storage is ideal because you can store large rafts and floats in the slats and smaller pool toys and accessories in the closed portion. The wheels mean it's easy to roll around your pool area.
This garden bench is a backyard must have since it doubles as extra seating and storage space. Simply lift its bench to uncover a storage compartment perfect for holding outdoor essentials. It's crafted from solid fir wood but has a water-resistant finish to help it withstand the elements.
Trash Can Cover
Enclo Privacy Screens ($82, originally $125)
Trash cans on display can be a distraction from your home's curb appeal or even your backyard landscaping. An easy and affordable fix is to conceal them with these privacy screens. The swooped style pickets are classically charming and are easy to assemble. With over 1,500 reviews and a 4.3 rating, they're a popular pick.
Towel Storage Stand
Keep towels and blankets organized and dry with this towel stand. It features four places to hang towels, hats, and blankets and comes in black or white. We love how its sleek and modern profile doesn't stick out as an eyesore.
Tented Towel Holder
Make your pool feel like a resort with this tented towel holder. The valet features wheels and will keep clean and dirty towels nice and organized. The tent and curtains keeps towels clean and dry and prevents them from getting faded from sun exposure.
GDLF Outdoor Storage Cabinet ($210)
Have a food prep station and storage in one with this versatile cabinet. The stainless steel top is durable and easy to clean while the solid wood base provides plenty of storage. Use the top of the cabinet as a shelf to store ingredients as you cook and the cabinet shelves for holding extra dishes, glassware and even your propane tank (thanks to the hole in the back for gasline access).
Teak Storage Unit
Teak Garden Storage ($1,619, originally $1,799)
Keep your landscaping essentials close by with this garden unit. Crafted from high-quality teak, it will look beautiful in your backyard while still being able to withstand the elements. The built-in work table conveniently folds down from the door, giving you an instant potting station.
Storage Coffee Table
Meet two needs with one piece of furniture by bringing this storage coffee table to your patio. The modern design and clean lines go with all sorts of decor and you can choose between three different wood finishes. It's 36 square inches and 17 inches high.
Outdoor Teak Trolley ($1,198)
This beautiful teak trolley is a fantastic storage item that works just as easily as a bar cart when entertaining, a grill station when cooking, or a potting station when gardening. It includes a handle, drawer, and slatted top. The wheels make it easy to move around the yard, depending on how you want to use it.
Lancaster Eucalyptus Outdoor Buffet & Console Table ($180, originally $300)
This slim console has a bottom shelf, giving you two surface areas for your storage needs. If you're looking for something stationery that's under $200, this is a fantastic option. It's made from solid, weather-resistant wood that's also insect repellant and its clean lines will fit in anywhere.