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OGS offers a variety of consulting services with hourly follow-up support and reduced fees available, including 1) assessment of land that you own or want to purchase; 2) assessment of your farm, garden, or homestead; and 3) guidance for your land-based project.

Organic Home Growing Blog Posts

Ask Ruth: Scouting for Microclimates

Dear Ruth, My fall garden has not done well. The lettuce is under row cover but it already looks awful at the end of November and the real winter...

Ask Ruth: Winter Cover Crops

Hello Ruth, I live in East TN and will be digging sweet potatoes in my home garden by the first frost which usually comes in the third week in...

Organic Disease Control

Western North Carolina is classified as a temperate rainforest ecosystem. Most people are surprised to hear this, but not organic gardeners. With...

Ask Ruth: Why is my Fruit Dropping?

Dear Ruth, This is the second year my fruit trees (plum, peach,) have produced bumper crops of fruit and shed every piece of it on the ground. By...