Pit Greenhouses Depending on latitude, but despite above ground air temperatures (and wind chill), 6 to 8 feet down into the earth, temperatures remain fairly constant, between 50 and 60°F. Meaning your pit greenhouse will be much warmer than an above ground greenhouse in winter and that cool earth will keep temps bearable in the summer. Pit greenhouse in Spetchley Gardens, UK. Stairs down to entrance on right. Image by Mezzapod. Underground greenhouse. Mike Oehler’s pit greenhouse design. Called a walipini in South America (from the Aymara Indian language, meaning "place of warmth"). Earthbag pit greenhouse. Sun pit greenhouse. Here is a large walipini in LaPaz, Bolivia. Pit greenhouse made of local stone in Nepal at almost 10,000 feet altitude, where the temperature falls below freezing 199 days per year. This pit greenhouse in Mongolia is currently producing food during three seasons of the year. Inside of above pit greenhouse. Greenhouse built into a hill in Tennesee. Pit greenhouse.
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