About

Since 1957, Abide A While has blossomed.

Three generations ago, Bob and Suzanne Donaldson started a nursery with $300 and a camellia plant. Today their son Bruce, his wife Muffie, and their daughter Eleanor are cultivating the store’s successes.

Abide A While is passionate about helping gardeners of all ages and abilities become successful. They pride themselves on expert knowledge, attention to detail and impeccable style (in everything they do). Whether you’re outfitting a backyard or a front porch, shopping for perennials or pajamas, Abide A While has everything you need and all you could want.

Beauty abounds at Abide A While.

Meet The Team

Bruce Donaldson Owner
Muffie Donaldson Owner
Eleanor Donaldson Marketing Coordinator
Devon Rigby Store Manager
Lori Easwick Annuals Manager
Jenalee Thompson Tropicals Manager
Tammy Berryman Perennials Manager

Working with Abide A While

Sales

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and passionate person to join our team. Does this sound like you? Download our application and return in store – we’d love to meet!

  • You love working with customers and being outside.
  • You like to stay on top of the latest and greatest trends in gardening.
  • You like plants and people.
  • You love to put a smile on a customer’s face!
  • You’re looking for a part-time or full-time job and are available to work Saturdays.
  • Knowledge of lowcountry plants such as annuals, perennials or shrubs is preferred but not required.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

All applicants are asked to complete a company application to be considered for an interview. You may download a company application above or pick up an application at our garden center during business hours, Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:30 and Saturday 10:00-5:30. For confidential consideration, you may also email your application to: employment@abideawhile.com. Abide A While is located at 1460 N HWY 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC.

EOE/DFWP/Background Checks are Required.

Nursery Department Manager

At Abide A While, we understand that a yard is much more than grass, plants, flowers, trees, and pavers. It’s a personalized oasis that requires special cultivation and care, and it starts with the right products from the right place with the right people! That’s Abide A While and we’re searching for the right Nursery Department Manager. Is it you?

To read more about the position, click here. To apply, follow the instructions below.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

All applicants are asked to complete a company application to be considered for an interview. You may download a company application above or pick up an application at our garden center during business hours, Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:30 and Saturday 10:00-5:30. For confidential consideration, you may also email your application to: employment@abideawhile.com. Abide A While is located at 1460 N HWY 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC.

EOE/DFWP/BackgroundChecks are Required.

Cashier

We’re looking for a friendly face at the front! Does this sound like you? Download our application and return in store – we’d love to meet!

  • You like to smile and be helpful
  • You have strong attention to detail
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • You have some Retail or Food and Bev experience under your belt
  • You may have some plant knowledge but if not, you’re eager to learn a few basics
  • You’re looking for a part-time or full-time job and are available to work Saturdays. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

All applicants are asked to complete a company application to be considered for an interview. You may download a company application above or pick up an application at our garden center during business hours, Monday-Friday 9:00-5:30 and Saturday 10:00-5:30. For confidential consideration, you may also email your application to employment@abideawhile.com. Abide A While is located at 1460 N HWY 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC.

EOE/DFWP/Background Checks are Required.

 

Support

We’re looking for an extra hand. Does this sound like you? Download our application and return in store – we’d love to meet!

  • You enjoy being physically active in the outdoors
  • You like routine work such a pricing, re-stocking, and watering plants
  • You’re a self-starter who enjoys a job well done
  • You enjoy being part of a team but can also work independently
  • You’re capable of following instructions with minimal supervision

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

All applicants are asked to complete a company application to be considered for an interview. You may download a company application above or pick up an application at our garden center during business hours, Monday-Friday, 9:00-5:30 and Saturday 10:00-5:30. For confidential consideration, you may also email your application to: employment@abideawhile.com. Abide A While is located at 1460 N HWY 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC.

EOE/DFWP/Background Checks are Required.

Download
Application

Upon review of your application, eligible applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. EOE/DFWP/Background Checks Required.

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