Samantha Jones has been at Dotdash Meredith since 2021. She is currently an associate editor on the Better Homes & Gardens commerce team, writing and editing content on a variety of home and gardening topics. Previously, Samantha held roles as a performance content writer at Meredith Corporation and as an apprentice at Better Homes & Gardens.

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