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

Assistant Department Manager

The Assistant Department Manager will join our locally owned business and be part of the management team which is committed to the culture, success, and growth of the business.

The Assistant Department Manager oversees the day to day department operations, which includes supervising the receiving operations, training and motivating the team, and helping our customer be successful with their container gardens and landscape projects.

This position provides leadership to engage staff to perform their duties properly and provide customers with an excellent shopping experience. Success is gauged by happy, repeat customers, exceeding monthly sales goals, minimizing losses, and fostering a cooperative, respectful work environment.

To view the full job description, please click here.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: We ask all candidates complete a company application. You may download one on the right of this page and drop it off during business hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:30. Of course, you may also pick up one at our location. Abide A While is located at 1460 North Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant. Upon review of your application, eligible applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. EOE/DFWP/Background Checks Required.

Point of Sale (POS) Administrator

The POS Administratorwill join our locally owned business and be part of the management team that helps the business operate efficiently.

The POS Administrator will provide innovative thinking and assistance to the management team and the business owners and be dedicated to the culture, success and growth of the business. The POS Administrator will be solely responsible for the company’s Point of Sale System. This includes the integrity of the data and all hardware and software maintenance, internal support, vendor support, documentation, reporting and inventory.

To view the full job description, please click here.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: We ask all candidates complete a company application. You may download one on the right of this page and drop it off during business hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:30. Of course, you may also pick up one at our location. Abide A While is located at 1460 North Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant. Upon review of your application, eligible applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. EOE/DFWP/Background Checks Required.

Gift Shop Sales Lead

The Gift Shop Sales Lead will join our locally-owned business in the heart of Mount Pleasant, SC.  Our Gift Shop consists of a sophisticated mix of jewelry, clothing, accessories, stationery, houseplants, pottery, and home décor.

The Gift Shop Sales Lead will be an integral part of the overall success of the department by providing exceptional customer service through excellent interpersonal skills, as well as fostering a positive attitude and a productive work ethic.

To view the full job description, please click here.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: We ask all candidates complete a company application. You may download one on the right of this page and drop it off during business hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:30. Of course, you may also pick up one at our location. Abide A While is located at 1460 North Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant. Upon review of your application, eligible applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. EOE/DFWP/Background Checks Required.

Nursery and Tree 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 view the full job description, please click here.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: We ask all candidates complete a company application. You may download one on the right of this page and drop it off during business hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:30. Of course, you may also pick up one at our location. Abide A While is located at 1460 North Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant. Upon review of your application, eligible applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. EOE/DFWP/Background Checks Required.

Cashier

We’re looking for a friendly face for the Full-Time Cashier Position located within the Gift Shop.

Why should you apply?

  • Competitive Pay with benefits.
  • Beautiful environment.
  • No evenings.
  • Closed Sundays and holidays.
  • Nice people.

To view the full job description, please click here.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: We ask all candidates complete a company application. You may download one on the right of this page and drop it off during business hours: Monday-Saturday 9:00-5:30. Of course, you may also pick up one at our location. Abide A While is located at 1460 North Highway 17 in Mount Pleasant. Upon review of your application, eligible applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview. EOE/DFWP/Background Checks Required.

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

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