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Fryar's Topiary Garden

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It was a great experience seeing the Garden but even better meeting Mr Fryar! Great time for me and... read more

Reviewed July 28, 2018
Howard D
College Station
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You won’t regret seeing this.

Amazing! Pearl is 1 of those patient types who can get more done in a single day than the rest of... read more

Reviewed July 19, 2018
Townville, South Carolina
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This local landmark started as one man's garden over two decades ago.
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145 Broad Acres Rd, Bishopville, SC 29010-9464
+1 803-484-5581
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely gardens with flowers, shaped shrubberies and fountains. The dedication and fortitude of one man is witnessed in this lovely local attraction. From their website: Pearl’s garden is a living testament to one man’s firm belief in the results of positive thinking, hard work, and...More

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Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

It was a great experience seeing the Garden but even better meeting Mr Fryar! Great time for me and wife Donna!

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Reviewed July 19, 2018

Amazing! Pearl is 1 of those patient types who can get more done in a single day than the rest of us can get done in a week. Imagine the hours, days, weeks, years even decades of tireless work. Our world is better for having...More

Thank tomburriss
Reviewed June 17, 2018

Very well worth the trip. Pearl Fryar is an artist in his own right. His place is beautiful and very well kept. we went on a Sunday School Day trip.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed May 10, 2018

What a yard and even the neighbors are part of the artistry. It really is amazing to look at and appreciate.

Thank scoutdreams
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We are local and I still make a special trip to go visit! My kids love to go and even when I’m riding alone I’ll drive by to see it. It really is the most amazing thing to see. Especially to think it’s just someone’s...More

1  Thank Lanette H
Reviewed February 20, 2018

Off the beaten path, but well worth a visit if you travel anywhere nearby. The topiaries, and the junk art scattered throughout the garden, are wonderful and Mr. Fryar is delightful!

1  Thank Eileen A
Reviewed December 30, 2017

We had been there before but this time we just drove by because it was cold. Takes just a few minutes and it is truly a work of art.

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Reviewed November 24, 2017

The beauty of what this man has transformed his yard and the lot next door into over the years can't be described. He is world famous for what he has done (had a documentary made about him called "A Man Named Pearl" and he is...More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed November 9, 2017

A sign on the main road leads to the the garden the end of a small street in a residential area. The first part of the street is nothing exceptional until one comes upon Mr. Fryar's house which is surrounded by his fantastical creations. The...More

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The best time is when Mr Pearl is there. If not, you still can enjoy his passion....garden. There is a box on the driveway with information pamplet and you can make a donation. Give yourself plenty of time to view the entire... More