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If you believe trees and plants are nature’s artwork, you’ll love the embellishments Pearl Fryar has made with nature in his own yard. A simple corn farm with a house, Pearl decided his landscaping was a tad too dull for his tastes and learned to make it more eye-catching.
The result is the Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden in Bishopville, South Carolina. The Outdoor Guys invite you to step through the arched gates as Don Yager describes this whimsical escape, down highway 151, just under two hours from Charlotte.
- What one special ingredient Pearl Fryar and his assistant say is essential for growing topiaries
- A few highlights you’ll see in Pearl’s Garden
- What else you’ll find in Bishopville to fill your afternoon
- How you’ll know you’re in the right place to find Pearl’s house
More Insights from the Outdoor Guys:
- You can find out more information about hours, directions, parking, and cost on the website for Pearl Fryar Topiary Garden
- Love to see some more Carolina gardens? Try Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens in Belmont or Brookgreen Gardens in Murrell’s Inlet
- For an afternoon stroll in Charlotte, try Wing Haven in Myers Park, McGill Rose Garden on N. Davidson Street, or UNC-Charlotte Botanical Gardens on the UNCC campus
- No need to wear hiking boots for these sweet afternoon strolls — if the weather’s warm, your sandals will do!!