This self-taught topiary artist has created more than a collection of living sculptures. DIY Network takes you through the landscaping in this topiary garden.
By Marie HoferMore in Outdoors
It all started with a yearning to have his three acres picked as "yard of the month" by the local garden club. Pearl Fryar took out his clippers and started shaping his shrubs. Pretty soon his work was nothing like the conventional little meatballs — or even animal shapes — that you see in most topiaries. That was in the mid 1980s. Several years later, the Bishopville, S.C., resident "got serious. A cut-above-average for me is in shapes," says Pearl.