One of my favourite projects every year is helping people find garden buildings that they are not only going to be able to use function wise, but that look good as well with the surrounding environment. I even have a lot of fun when I am coming up with new and creative ways to use my own space in the garden well. There are all different kinds of shapes and sizes when it comes to sheds and buildings, and that is what makes it such a fun project. You can literally have any vision almost come to light that you can imagine putting in the garden area. It will give you the storage space that you are looking for while still being aesthetically pleasing to every one that comes over to visit.
To really make the most of the shed or building you are going to be looking at, you first have to decide how much space you are going to have available, and then how much you are actually going to need. You do not really want a huge building that you are never going to use when a smaller one could probably suffice. The same can be said the other way around; you do not want a tiny shed when you know you are going to get more use out of a bigger one. Once you have figured that part out, you can move on to shopping around for the best deals.
When you move on to the actual purchasing phase of your plan, you are going to have to shop around a bit if you expect to track down the really good deals. A simple rule of thumb that I like to use is that if you are not comfortable spending a certain amount of money, just wait until some thing cheaper comes around. Wholesale is a great way to go and will certainly bring down the price of what ever it is you are buying, and that is never more evident than with a garden building. The more that you can save on this area of the plan, the more you can spend on other stuff like landscaping or some thing else to put in to the project.
You should think of this as the great opportunity that it is to really make your land stand out from the rest of the neighbourhood and make you smile every time that you walk out your back porch. I always advise people to wait until they are sure that they have enough money to really get the whole project done. That way you do not have to worry about the financial side of things and you can be a bit flexible with your budget when you need to be. There is nothing worse than being hog tied by your low budget when you are dealing with your property. Also, remember to have fun when doing projects like this, it makes the whole experience a lot more enjoyable for you and the people around you.