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

Shrub & 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 Shrub & Tree 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-Saturday, 10:00-5:30. Abide A While is located at 1460 N HWY 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC.

EOE/DFWP/Background Checks are Required.

Garden Center Sales

We’re always looking for an extra hand. 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.

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-Saturday, 10:00-5:30. Abide A While is located at 1460 N HWY 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC.

EOE/DFWP/Background Checks are Required.

Cashier

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

  • You love working with a friendly team and talking with people.
  • You use excellent manners, face-to-face, with everyone.
  • You are always happy to get a customer  what they need.
  • You are at ease on a cash register, have experience and know how to handle cash and give change.
  • You like to keep it neat between customers; you don’t mind dusting and cleaning.
  • You may know a little about gardening and are willing to learn more.
  • You like to smile and be helpful.
  • You’re looking for a part-time or full-time job and are available to work weekends.

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-Saturday, 10:00-5:30. Abide A While is located at 1460 N HWY 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC.

EOE/DFWP/Background Checks are Required.

Support Staff/Carry-Out

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

  • You love working outside and staying busy.
  • You enjoy working on a team with friendly co-workers.
  • You’ll load customer’s purchases safely and with a polite, courteous smile.
  • You are able to safely move and stock heavy items like pottery, soil and plants.
  • You’re proud of the work you do.
  • You’re looking for part-time or full-time work.

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-Saturday, 10:00-5:30. Abide A While is located at 1460 N HWY 17 in Mount Pleasant, SC.

EOE/DFWP/Background Checks are Required.

Gift Shop Sales

Our Gift Shop is seeking a talented Salesperson to join the team! This person is responsible for engaging with each customer to offer friendly, knowledgeable assistance. She will also assist in the daily operations of the shop, including keeping a clean and well-organized environment for our customers and staff; and learn the product lines we offer to know like the back of her hand. As an integral part of the team, she will work with the Store Manager by continually suggesting ideas for improvements.

This position is Part or Full-Time, Saturdays are Required.

Minimum 2 years Sales experience is preferred.

To apply, please download an application above. For confidential consideration, you may email your application (and resume, if you’d like) to employment@abideawhile.com. You may also apply in person at our garden center during business hours, Monday-Saturday 10:00-5:30, we’d love to meet you!

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Application

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

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