Getting paid to play in the dirt.
If you’re like most people, you probably toil away in a job or career that amounts to little more than a paycheck. Relatively few people are fortunate enough to do what they love for a living. But that’s no reason to abandon your dreams. For gardeners looking to find outdoor-related employment reflective of their passion, navigating the listings on Monster.com, CareerBuilder.com and Craigslist is only a start. ThelandLovers.org lets job hunters explore career path possibilities based on their interests, background and experience. Hortjobs.com offers a national searchable database of jobs in gardening, horticulture, botany, landscaping, nursery and greenhouse management, forestry, environmental science and other green fields. Well, what are you waiting for?