Past Press

"The Ultimate Clip Joint", John Bordsen, Charlotte Observer, September 18, 2012.

"Power of One", Southwest Airlines Spirit Magazine, June 2012. Scroll to the bottom to read about Pearl.

"Topiary artist Pearl Fryar to speak, demonstrate work in Youngstown" Julie Washington, Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 2012.

Oprah's OWN channel started airing A Man Named Pearl on Super Soul Sunday in fall 2011.  Watch the trailer here.

Pearl and Longue Vue executive director Joe Baker were interviewed by news channel WWL-TV in October 2010.

Bishopville Man Cultivating His Dream. WACH Fox News, August 2010.

Planting Hope, Gates Foundation, 2010.

The Martha Stewart Show, 2010.
http://www.marthastewart.com/article/pearl-fryar-topiary-garden

Pearl's 2009 John Deere commercial.

"As We This Garden", Beth Dow, Harper's Magazine, November 2010.

Southern Living magazine, September 2010.

“Bishopville topiary art teaches us key lessons,” Betty Montgomery, Times-News, August 9, 2010.

“Pearl gardens his way and shows you how to garden ‘the way you like’ too”, Kathy Van Mullekom, Daily Press, February 4, 2010.

Cover, the Garden Conservancy Newsletter, Fall 2009.

“Pearl’s Wisdom: Topiary artist creates works of organic art with a message” Mary James, San Diego Union-Tribune, August 16, 2009.

“Pearl of Wisdom”, Julie Degni Marr, Charlotte Living, July-August 2009.

“Topiarist Pearl Fryar,” Bobby J. Ward, Horticulture Magazine, August-September 2008.

“More of Pearl’s Wisdom”, Molly Glentzer, The Houston Chronicle, August 22, 2008.

“Garden Paradise: A Man Plants Seeds of Harmony”, Brendan Miniter, The Wall Street Journal, August 1, 2008.

“Topiarist Pearl Fryar sculpts green dreams”, Kathy Gilbert, Chattanooga Times Free Press, June 28, 2008.

“Clip Art: The Enchantment of Topiary”, Tom Woodham, Veranda, September 2007.

“S.C topiary guru cultivates his talent” Martha Tate, The Atlanta Journal Constitution, September 27, 2007.

A South Carolina garden that’ll grow on you”, Marty Barrick, Washington Post, August 10, 2007.

“Garden on Creativity”, Annette Thompson, Southern Living, July 2007.

Towering ambition gets loose in the yard,” William L. Hamilton, The New York Times, March 10, 2005.