Best Outdoor Garden Hose Showers 2009

Best Outdoor Garden Hose Showers 2009

Maxwell Ryan
Aug 26, 2009

It's been really hot lately, and I've been wanting to find and purchase a simple outdoor shower that would hook up to a hose and stick into or sit on the lawn. At the house we visited in Italy in June they had one, and we used it all day long. It's the perfect way to cool down when it's hot and you can put them anywhere, from lawn to roof to beach to deck. Here's my digging for the day. I got carried away and did hours of trawling. Enjoy!

The Providence Shower: This is the pic that inspired me. Unfortunately, it's from Restoration Hardware, and they are out of stock right now. Perhaps next summer....?

>> Outdoor Shower from Orvis: "Hooks up to an outdoor hose spigot, and can be easily adapted for hot water. Made of water- and weather-resistant nyatoh wood."

>> Minimalist Outdoor Shower From Atelier Tradewinds: "The acacia wood frame is set on a couple of nylon gliders so that the shower can easily be moved. The shower tube itself is made of galvanized steel; a simple tap attached to the tube regulates the water pressure."

>> Under the Tree Outdoor Shower by Michael Siegler: "Anchored by a spike in the ground, "Under the Tree," simply twists into your garden hose near its base. Water streams from the highest branch; use the other branches for hanging towels and clothing. Girl not included."

>> Extremis Garden Shower by Tom De Vrieze: "Place the Serpentine wherever you want. Plug your regular garden hose to the end of the stainless steel tube and your shower is ready for use."

>> Island Style Outdoor Shower: "...boasts solid stainless steel and brass construction coupled with a treated wood standing grate. This misting shower has both a hot and a cold-water intake. Also features a handy foot wash, perfect for cleaning off sand or grit before entering your home, cottage or pool."

>> Java Teak Shower from Douche de Jardin: "Standard 1/4 turn faucet with small braces or a large 1/4 turn faucet with large braces as an option, accessories made of chromed brass, marine quality stainless steel screws and nuts." They've got a whole line of these things...

>> Calazzo Outdoor Shower: "The shower head is individually handmade with precision machined nozzles to give you total control over the intensity of your shower with a twist of the teak handle."

>> Solar fizz solar powered Pool & Garden Shower: "a Swiss made product of highest quality,designed for a long life. Set up in 1 Minute. Simply attach to the water hose. Detachable shower hose. 30 Litre heated water can be mixed with cold water."

WATERFALL Shower by Jane Hamley Wells
: Teak, stainless steel

>> Outdoor Shower by Danny Venlet for Viteo: "Simply stepping onto the shower platform activates the water. We think that's cool because it's interactive and green. No water runs unless the showerer is standing on the shower."

>> Odalo Teak Solar Outdoor Shower, by Les Jardins: "With its back facing the sun, it captures the heat and lets you have a shower at your preferred temperature. It can be directly connected to a garden hose, and its 6 1/2 gallon tank allows multiple consecutive showers."

>> Peninsula Outdoor Shower: "stainless steel and brass construction.... Simply and attach your existing garden hose to enjoy a nice refreshing shower...It is a stationary unit that is fastened to your deck or patio with four heavy-duty screws."

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