Meet Our Employee: Duane Donaldson

At the heart of Buck Jones Nursery has always been our employees. They’re more than co-workers, they are a family. Some have been with us for years. Others are fairly new. But no matter their tenure, we want you, our customers, to know them.

Here, we will highlight our employees with some questions and answers.

This introduction is Duane Donaldson.


How long have you been at Buck Jones Nursery? 3 years

What is your position at Buck Jones Nursery? If you’ve held multiple positions, what have they been? Sales Account Manager

What’s your favorite part of your job? Helping customers, of course!

Tell us a little about yourself and your family. My two daughters and I love to garden; we have a nice vegetable garden every summer. My father and grandfathers always had summer gardens, and one of my grandfathers was involved with the development of the American Camellia Society. My wife teaches ballet, tap, and jazz dance to all ages. My girls are also quite talented in dance.

What do you like to do in your spare time? (Hobbies, volunteer work, etc.) I am involved with historic cemetery cleanup and restorations, as well as avid local historian/genealogist.

How do you balance your career at Buck Jones and family? Family comes first- as soon as I get home they have my full attention.

What is something most people don’t know about you? I have fished every stocked stream in Georgia and all the stocked streams in Western NC.

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? To fly!

Do you have a favorite sports team? If so, who is it? Atlanta Braves.

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