How to Build a Pit Greenhouse on Your Homestead

Learn how to build a pit greenhouse with this excerpt from "The Owner-Built Homestead."



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Learn how to capture the power of the sun to warm your pit greenhouse.
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The ideal greenhouse is a dome shape.
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A greenhouse should be oriented to receive the most light.
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A pit greenhouse relies on ground and solar heat instead of manmade devices.
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Plants process various colors differently during photosynthesis.
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A heliodon is a simulated sun machine.
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A model of your greenhouse will provide valuable information on yearly solar exposure.
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