Smart Outdoor Storage Containers
Wheelbarrow and Ladder Bracket
Let one outdoor hook do all of your heavy lifting. One heavy-duty stud allows you to suspend your outdoor gear—wheelbarrow, hose, ladder— easily.
To buy: $8.50, organize.com.
Does your family just dump stuff everywhere? Take back your outdoor space. This six compartment open storage unit is made of recycled plastic and comes in seven colors.
To buy: $655, roomandboard.com.
Circa Hose Bowl
That's your garden hose hiding under that bronze polyethylene cover. Simply let the hose loose when you’re ready to water and tuck it away under that protective shell when your flowers are properly hydrated.
To buy: $98, chiasso.com.
APPLARO Storage Bench
What’s better than extra storage? More storage on wheels, of course! This solid acacia wood bench is perfect for storing cushions and throws and can be wheeled just about anywhere.
To buy: $129, ikea.com for stores.
Korbo Handmade Wire Baskets
Bring on summer! All of it. That means the sunny days and not-so-friendly-skies. These acid-proof stainless steel baskets are rugged enough to handle not-so-great conditions and have the capacity to hold all of those backyard essentials. Available in multiple sizes.
To buy: $135 to $275, dwr.com.
Fishing Pole Storage Rack
When you're not out on the boat or pier, make sure those rods are properly stowed away. Mount this steel rack on the wall or ceiling and store up to four poles.
To buy: $20, containerstore.com.
Patio Bench With Storage
Need extra seating and more storage? Voila! This resin bench can hold up to 50 gallons worth of sports equipment, pool supplies, and outdoor cushions.
To buy: $145, organize.com.