The Whimsical Topiary Garden In South Carolina That Will Capture Your Imagination
Bishopville is home to two legends: one man and one myth. However, long before the Lizard Man of Scape Ore Swamp was spotted nearby in 1988, another Bishopville legend, Pearl Fryar, was well on his way to becoming a world-renowned plant whisperer and topiary artist. Today, Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden in South Carolina has attained world-acclaim and has been featured in publications (such as the New York Times and National Geographic) on in broadcast (news, interviews, a documentary, and more) scores of times. If you have yet to make the journey to Pearl Fryar’s garden, then now is the time to add this living work of art to your calendar, soon.
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The legendary Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden in South Carolina is open Tuesday – Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Admission is free. Learn more on the official website, follow the Facebook page here, and go here to make a donation.
Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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