Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden grown from rescued plants

Gardening legend Pearl Fryar has created a whimsical topiary at his garden, in South Carolina, with many plants which were rescued from the compost pile at local nurseries. Self-taught and armed with a hedge trimmer, Pearl Fryar has worked for more than 20 years to create and maintain the impressive topiaries across his three-acre garden. Homemade sculptures, fondly referred to as “junk-art” by Pearl Fryar, … Continue reading Pearl Fryar’s Topiary Garden grown from rescued plants

Young Latin American females awarded for nature conservation campaigning

Two young Latin American females have been awarded the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) International President’s Youth award for their contributions to nature conservation. Nina Gualinga, a 24-year-old woman leader of the Indigenous Kichwa community of Sarayaku in the Ecuadorean Amazon, received the award for her active participation in Indigenous resistance to defend their territory from the state and transnational extractive companies. Twelve-year-old Belize native, Madison Pearl … Continue reading Young Latin American females awarded for nature conservation campaigning