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A Topiary Master's Crown Jewel

In the early 1980s, Pearl Fryer began creating his garden, which is filled with whimsical topiary. His work has since received great acclaim, and Pearl was even the subject of an award-winning documentary, A Man Called Pearl (2006).

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A Fryar Creation
Mr. Fryar standing in front of a topiary bush

Pearl's artistry has gained renown well beyond the borders of South Carolina; his garden attracts in the neighborhood of 15,000 visitors annually.