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Fryar's Topiary Garden

145 Broad Acres Rd, Bishopville, SC 29010-9464
+1 803-484-5581
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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 3 weeks ago
Howard D
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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 4 weeks ago
tomburriss
,
Townville, South Carolina
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This local landmark started as one man's garden over two decades ago.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good15%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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145 Broad Acres Rd, Bishopville, SC 29010-9464
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+1 803-484-5581
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"man named"
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"pearl fryar"
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"metal sculptures"
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"technical college"
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"labor of love"
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"opportunity to meet"
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"residential area"
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"worth the trip"
in 5 reviews
"amazing garden"
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"road trip"
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"high school"
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"small town"
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"off the beaten path"
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"bucket list"
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"stretch your legs"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Thank Howard D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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
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Reviewed 18 June 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
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Reviewed 11 May 2018

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

Thank scoutdreams
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Reviewed 6 April 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
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Reviewed 21 February 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
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Reviewed 30 December 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.

Thank AnnC576
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Reviewed 24 November 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
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Reviewed 9 November 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

1  Thank Michael L
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

Located off the beaten path in the small town of Bishopville in a residential area, the topiary garden flourishes around Mr. Fryer's home obviously developed as a labor of love and offering visitors a beautiful respite from the busyness of the day and travel. Although...More

2  Thank Anne T
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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
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