From teacher to banker to garden centre owner, Mary Shearman Reid for the past 20+ years finds herself at Green Thumb Garden Centre (SE of Merivale and Hunt Club off Bongard). Mary grew up in a family of gardeners, worked as a gardener during her summers at university, and tries to find time to garden at home. She uses those practical skills and knowledge as well as her business and retail skills at Green Thumb. Mary is a member of Landscape Ontario, a CLP (Certified Landscape Professional) and volunteers as a Master Gardener. Mary enjoys teaching for the local school boards, and speaking to garden clubs, horticultural societies and other groups.