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Cashier Position Available

Cashier: Full-Time and Part-Time  Download an application Abide-A-While Garden Center is now hiring Full-Time/Part-Time Cashiers. We have been growing friends for over 50 years in Mount Pleasant. A family-owned company, we pride ourselves in exceptional customer service. We offer a pleasant working environment and a generous...

Growing Green Newsletter April 23, 2015   “Butterflies are self-propelled flowers”   ~R.H. Heinlein Eastern Black Swallowtail: State butterfly of South Carolina Dear Gardening Friends, In terms of dramatic transformations, I’ve never understood why the ugly duckling gets all the press. Sure, he didn’t look like...

Please note: Due to the impending weather, we will delay opening this Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 to 11:00am. Thank you....

Talk-n-Tasting: Growing Citrus

Join us Saturday, Oct. 26th at 10am for a talk on growing citrus. Stan McKenzie, owner of McKenzie Farms, in Scranton, S.C. has been growing cold hardy citrus, vegetables, and other crops since the 1960’s. His knowledge and passion for growing citrus plants, even rare varieties,...

A Good Year for Cucumbers

Last year my cucumbers didn’t produce well: planted late, hot and dry, powdery mildew, neglect. This year is a different story (earlier planting and plenty of water) and I have had lots of cucumbers. A few have grown so large that I labeled them my “Caveman...

Walk-n-Talk: Butterflies

On Saturday, July 20, at 10:00am, join Susan & Kristi for a discussion on butterflies. You’ll take a look inside our Caterpillar House and see caterpillars on their way to becoming butterflies. Our discussion will focus on our Native Butterflies and the plants they enjoy. We’ll...

It’s a boy!

Sagos throughout the Lowcountry are busy reproducing. As a result strange, alien-like, growth* is developing in the center of these “palms”. Each week customers come in to the garden center to voice their concern about this “growth” which has appeared on their sagos. After a bit...

It’s a boy!

Sagos throughout the Lowcountry are busy reproducing. As a result strange, alien-like, growth* is developing in the center of these “palms”. Each week customers come in to the garden center to voice their concern about this “growth” which has appeared on their sagos. After a bit...