Position Of Greenhouse - Knowledgebase Question

Waterford, PA
Question by fcmerry
January 4, 2000
I recently acquired a small (6'X 8') greenhouse, leanto type,on skids,and want to raise impatiens and wax begonias.What direction should it face. East, southeast, or south?


Image
Answer from NGA
January 4, 2000

0

For maximum lighting and solar heating and heat retention the greenhouse would normally face south, however prevailing winds and other considerations might affect the location, too. The following article on Planning and Locating a Greenhouse might help you evaluate your options: http://www.wvu.edu/~agexten/ho...

You must be signed in before you can post questions or answers. Click here to join!

« Return to the Garden Knowledgebase Homepage

Member Login:

Username:

Password:

[ Join now ]

Today's site banner is by Whitebeard and is called "Delosperma cooperi"