Gardening Chores is seeking gardeners who can express their love for plants and gardening through engaging and informative writing.
We are Looking for subject matter experts able to write across a broad spectrum of gardening (ie. landscaping, plant culture, vegetables, Houseplants, herbs, trees, fruit, etc).
Gardening Chores is one of the fastest-growing online resources for gardening advice, and we’re all about breaking down expert info into easy-peasy language that everyone can understand.
We’re currently on a quest to find some new green thumbs to join our amazing team! If you’re a horticulturist, arborist, master gardener, enthusiastic home gardener, homesteader, or someone with a unique blend of book-smarts and dirt-under-the-nails know-how, we’d love to hear from you!
We’re looking for talented folks who can create outstanding growing guides, snap top-quality photos, and most importantly, help us share our passion for plants with our readers on a regular basis.
If you’ve got a passion for all things green and growing, and a talent for writing that’s as amazing as your gardening skills, you might be just the person we need.
At Gardening Chores, we value transparency and maintaining the integrity of our content. We want to emphasize that the positions we offer are paid opportunities.
We do not accept or allow any form of paid or complimentary guest posts solely for the purpose of including links. Including links for improper purposes or accepting external payment for links will result in immediate dismissal from our team. Additionally, any citations associated with such activities will be swiftly removed.
Rest assured that your contributions will be compensated fairly based on our standard payment rates.
Experience-wise, our readers are thirsty for the latest info and there’s a whole lot to learn about plants. So, you’ll need to specialize in one or more areas, like:
- Growing your own food: veggies, herbs, fruits
- Writing about flowers, especially perennials or annuals
- Caring for various houseplants
- Tackling more technical topics like soil preservation, pesticides, plant problems
- Sharing knowledge about choosing, planting, and pruning different types of shrubs and trees
We want writers who appreciate style that stands the test of time, blended with an interest and awareness of evolving fits and aesthetics. You need to embed personality into your work without letting it get in the way of the information, readability, or SEO best-practices.
A good piece for our site is one that is interesting, creative, informative, and easy to read. The backbone of SEO needs to be considered, with the appropriate format and structure in place.
We like writers who know their stuff AND jump off the page with personality and engagement. No stodgy, academic writing here. We’re people writing for people.
- 3+ years gardening experience
- Self-Motivation – this is a remote position, and the ability to stay on schedule while working alone is essential
- The ability to take decent photos of plants that you may be personally growing, or encounter is a plus.
How can you write for us?
Ready to write for us? Shoot an email to [email protected] with the subject line “Garden Writer Application”. Attach a gardening-related writing sample, your resume, your rates, and when you can start. Your sample could be something new, something you’ve posted elsewhere, or a piece from your own blog. If you’re handy with a camera, please include some of your photos as well.
Don’t forget to let us know about any relevant education or experience you have in gardening, horticulture, or agriculture.
And just a heads up, we need someone who can start ASAP and write in English. Looking forward to hearing from you, garden gurus!