Title: Freelance Writer
Education: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville, Virginia
Expertise: Sustainability, home decor, gardening, general lifestyle

Laura Drummond is a writer and contributor to Better Homes & Gardens. She loves writing about home design and gardening through the lens of sustainability.


  • 10+ years of writing experience
  • Work appearing in Garden & Gun, Good Grit, Okra, and more
  • Stay-at-home mom and business owner


After a decade of experience in writing and editing, Laura started her own freelance writing business. She writes editorial pieces, blogs, and more, covering the culture of the American South, gardening and agriculture, sustainability, parenting, and mental health. Her work has been published by Garden & Gun, Good Grit, and Okra. She also contributes to Apartment Therapy.


Laura earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Virginia. She is also a graduate of the New York University Summer Publishing Institute.

About Better Homes & Gardens

Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.

Latest from Laura Drummond