5 Outdoor Storage Options
Outdoor Storage Ottoman
This simple cube design makes the perfect catch-all for balls or even a hose while doubling as extra seating. Make it extra comfy by adding a colorful waterproof cushion.
To buy: $99, grandinroad.com.
Featured July 2012
APPLARO Storage Bench
Keep pool floaties, yard games, and other large activity pieces tucked neatly away while not in use. This dual-wheeled bench can be moved all around the yard with its wheelbarrow-like design.
To buy: $129, ikea.com.
Suncast Storage Seat
Heavy-duty, weather-resistant resin means this piece will outlast whatever nature decides to throw your way during the fickle summer months. Keep hoses, tools and more neatly (and securely) tucked away in this hinged lid box (And yes, it also doubles as a seat).
To buy: $54, sears.com.
Cedar Creek Tool Rack
No more tools scattered across the yard. Keep them tidy (and easy to find) with this sturdy cedar wood container.
To buy: $99, stacksandstacks.com.