Small Wood Sheds

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Sheds under 80 square feet are typically considered small sheds. A small shed is a popular option for anyone who has a small backyard. They’re great for storing tools, lawn equipment, bikes or if you need to get some clutter out of your garage. Garden sheds, tool sheds and storage sheds are the most common applications for small sheds.

Small Storage Shed Uses

Store Gardening Supplies

Garden sheds are good as a staging point for lawn care, landscaping and smaller-scale organic gardening projects. This size is ideal for storing lawn and garden supplies, bags of seed, push mowers, fertilizer spreaders, weed trimmers and blowers. With a workbench, you can create a convenient area inside your garden shed for potting.

Store Your Household Tools

Tool sheds are typically in the small shed category, particularly if you are purely storing tools and you don’t require active workspace within the shed. Tools for household repairs, shovels, rakes, chain saws and other tools can all be effectively stored in a small shed. These sheds are commonly wider than they are deep for ease of access. Storage sheds tend to be larger than tool sheds and are typically square or deeper than they are wide.

Maximize Storage Space in Your Small Wood Storage Shed

While you might be stuck with a smaller storage shed, with some ingenuity, you can maximize the space inside. A shed with shelves or a loft will provide significantly more overhead storage space while reserving floor space for larger equipment such as lawn mower and snow blowers.

You might want to add a skylight and window to your shed so you can easily locate your stored items. Also, consider adding a pegboard and various hooks for easy access to your tools and gardening equipment. Lowe’s has many great organization systems to maximize your storage potential as well. As you can see, you can store a lot more than you think in a small shed.

Small Storage Shed Quick Facts

  • Size category: Small
  • Square footage: 80 square feet or less
  • Uses: Garden supplies storage, outdoor storage, tool storage, potting shed, lean to, utility storage, dog houses, barns, shed for generator, small man caves, small she sheds and small houses
  • Items that can fit inside: lawn mowers, wheelbarrows, bicycles, wet-vac’s and snowblowers
  • Types: wood, metal and plastic
  • Roof style: Gable, lean-to, gambrel and ranch
  • Cost: $1,799+

Heartland’s Small Storage Sheds are Exceptional

Heartland Sheds manufactures, delivers, and installs top-quality wood sheds designed to fulfill your outdoor storage needs. Our small storage sheds are among the best of their kind.


It’s all in their thoughtful design and expert construction – we use the absolute best materials to produce structures that are not only stunning and functional, but durable and long-lasting.
Our 6×8 foot Garden Wood Shed comes with everything you need to safely store your items and maximize your storage space.

Here are just a few of our Garden Wood Shed’s features:

  • Shelving to aid in organization and maximize the shed’s storage capacity.
  • Wall framing supported by wood 2x4s, enabling the shed to resist heavy snow and strong winds.
  • Heavy-duty treated wood flooring made to support heavy equipment.
  • Primed LP siding that’s been treated to resist insects, decay, and rot.
  • Transom windows to let in the natural light.

This shed is the perfect place to store your lawn mower, garden tools, seasonal items, tools, knick-knacks, and other small objects. If you’ve decided that a large shed isn’t going to be the right fit, we encourage you to explore the Garden Wood Shed and our other small sheds.

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