Spring Cleaning Tips to Organize Outdoor Spaces

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Tips to Organize Outdoor Spaces

Now that Spring Cleaning is in full swing it is probably safe to say you’ve got your indoor spaces and appliance Spring Cleaning taken care of.  Unfortunately, organize outdoor spaces is often not much more than an afterthought.  I don’t know about you, but after all the indoor cleaning and organization I have little motivation left to organize outdoor spaces.

Fortunately, I’ve made this great compilation of ideas that will give almost any outdoor space some much needed order. This list of inspirational ideas on how to organize outdoor spaces can be finished by next week, and will help eliminate the “Mom! Where’s my ….”. These tips to organize outdoor spaces are simple and will even encourage your kids to help clean up and put away their toys.


6 Tips to Organize Outdoor Spaces


An easy fix for outside the shed or inside the garage. Skip the expensive organizers at the big box stores and solve the problem with The Space Between Blog’s Tool Organization tutorial.

Garden Tool Organization



Kid’s Vehicles
Do you find that your 2 car garage really needs to be a 5 or 6 car garage? Org Junkie has the perfect solution for your organizing your children’s bikes, wagons and scooters.

Garage organization - Easy way to help kids keep the garage organized
Outdoor toys
Here’s the part you’ve been waiting for, the kids play toys that seem to cover the patio and make obstacles for the lawn mower. Help your children learn the importance of caring for their items with these two functional ideas

Outdoor Toddler Station

Toddler Toy Station - organizing your outdoor space


Ball Storage

Stop the bouncing and rolling balls with this 5 minute ball storage fix.


Recycle Bins
If you recycle; this blogger has a very simple tutorial for hanging recycle bins to collect your plastic, paper and glass.


What tips do you have to organize outdoor spaces?  

Have you blogged about outdoor organization?  Feel free to leave a link back to your outdoor organization post!


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  1. Thank you so much for including my yard tool organization here. Such a great list of resources for a little outdoor organization!!
  2. Love the vehicle parking spot idea!
  3. Ah, I am loving these tips! Our garage is currently a MESS! I need to start making areas for the kids toys and vehicles too. Thanks for the motivation.
  4. I love the outdoor shoe rack. Smart!!
  5. I LOVE the garage parking!!
  6. Oooh I love the "toy parking"! What a creative, fun and easy way to keep those toys organized and out of the way!
  7. shelly peterson says
    Such great ideas! The shoe rack is a really good one. If I had a garage I would do the hanging recycle bins.
  8. Janet W. says
    My grandsons have a ton of ride on toys. I love the Kid’s Vehicles parking spaces! Cute idea!
  9. Great tips! I love the storing the tools on the outside of the garage side and the outdoor shoe rack is great too!
  10. I need an outdoor shoe rack to keep my muddy gardening clogs out of the house.