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Consulting Services

Available Year-Round

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: 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...

Ask Ruth: Rust on Apple Trees

Hi Ruth, It looks like we have some sort of orange fungus growing on our apple trees. What is the best way to fight this while keeping our apple...