How to Overhaul Your Backyard for Less

Whether you enjoy sipping punch on the porch or hosting an outdoor party, it's always more enjoyable when you have a clean and presentable backyard. Corral the clutter this summer by shopping our favorite (and affordable!) organization products from Houzz. From storage sheds to outdoor furniture, we've rounded up 11 essentials every backyard needs.

Outdoor patio with a bench surrounded by flowers and greenery
Gray and black storage shed from Houzz photo

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Vertical Storage Shed

Avoid a messy lawn by adding a storage shed to your backyard. This compact shed—perfect for small yards or patios—will keep all your backyard belongings safe. We love this shed because the color and design blends in seamlessly with any backyard, and it's also maintenance free (meaning no rust, dents, or peeling).

Price: $400

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Brown woven hose reel photo

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Automatic Rewind Hose Reel

Calling all gardeners! This hose reel is essential to keeping your garden hose organized and eliminating lawn clutter—and it's so easy to use. It includes the leader, discharge hoses (that rewind at the flip of a lever!) and two garden stakes.

Price: $112

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4-piece outdoor patio set including a loveseat, two chairs, and a coffee table photo

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4-Piece Outdoor Patio Set

Sit back and relax with a cold beverage during your next outdoor party. This weather-resistant patio set is not only stylish, but surprisingly functional due to its hidden storage. Utilize the coffee table storage for pool towels, toys, games, and so much more.

Price: $536

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Wooden potting bench with a drawer and multiple shelves photo

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Wooden Potting Bench

Keep your gardening tools clean and rust-free by storing them in this potting bench. Whether you want to stash away your digging fork or your handy spade—this potting bench has you covered. Add a variety of tin storage containers to the bottom shelves for even more organization of small gardening essentials.

Price: $238

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Black rattan pet cage with a cushion inside photo

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Rattan Pet Crate

Ensure that your puppy has a place to escape the sun's harsh rays by adding this cozy and stylish pet crate to your backyard. Your furry friend will love the foam bed to relax on and you'll enjoy the storage compartment up top that keeps all of your dog's essentials organized. This rattan pet crate is a must-have for tucking away your dog's toys and food. Plus, it makes for one inviting place for your pooch to curl up.

Price: $250

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Brown wicker bar cart with two shelves photo

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Wicker Serving Bar Cart

It's finally time to take the party outdoors and enjoy a little alfresco entertaining! Perfect for neighborhood block parties or even a small gathering of friends, this wicker bar cart is a summer staple. Designed with a built-in ice bucket and spacious tabletop, guests will be pleasantly surprised when you serve appetizers and cocktails on it. Bonus: This bar cart includes a hidden wine rack so your guests will have a variety of drinks to choose from.

Price: $163

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Black log holder with wood inside photo

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Fireside Log Holder

Stylish log storage does exist, and we've found it in this sleek log holder from Houzz. Instead of tucking away those piles of logs, try displaying your firewood near the fire pit for easy access when the flames start to die. Designed with handles for effortless carrying, you'll be able to utilize this log holder year-round by moving it indoors during the winter months.

Price: $107

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Rolling storage cart with three shelves photo

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Portable Storage Cart

Heads up avid entertainers, this one's for you! If you're planning on hosting guests outdoors this season, the three tiers on this portable storage cart will come in handy. Utilize the detachable shelves for housing extra napkins, melamine dinnerware, or flatware for your guests to easily grab. If entertaining isn't quite your speed, we also love this cart for organizing and displaying your flourishing potted plants and herbs.

Price: $137

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Green and gray tool rack that fits in a corner photo

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Corner Tool Rack

Do you ever find yourself tripping over the spade or stepping on your brand new rake in the yard? (Truth time: Us, too.) You won't need to worry about your yard tools scattered throughout your backyard with this corner tool rack that's made to be stored in a garage or shed. With ten tool slots you can store anything from a weed wacker to a shovel, and be able to find what you're looking for quicker than ever.

Price: $36

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Wooden storage shed with doors and an overhead door photo

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Horizontal Refuse Storage Shed

Being able to literally close the doors on your trash and recycling bins is one dream that can finally become a reality. Purchase this genius storage shed to house your trash bins so they're not taking away from your exceptional curb appeal. Plus, this shed will help keep smelly trash odors from escaping (and keep you neighbors happy).

Price: $380

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