Forestry vs Ghost: What are the differences?
Developers describe Forestry as "A simple Git-based CMS". A simple Git-based CMS for Jekyll and Hugo sites. Built for devs who hate bloat. It helps developers manage a content-based system into their websites seamlessly and there's also the benefits of collaborating with teams while at it. On the other hand, Ghost is detailed as "Just a blogging platform". Ghost is a platform dedicated to one thing: Publishing. It's beautifully designed, completely customisable and completely Open Source. Ghost allows you to write and publish your own blog, giving you the tools to make it easy and even fun to do.
Forestry and Ghost can be primarily classified as "Self-Hosted Blogging / CMS" tools.
Ghost is an open source tool with 30.6K GitHub stars and 6.62K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Ghost's open source repository on GitHub.