Carol Klein is a British gardening expert, who also works as a television presenter and newspaper columnist.
Born in Walkden, Salford, Lancashire, Carol originally trained as an art teacher and taught in schools in the London area before moving to Devon. There she taught at North Devon College before setting up her own plant nursery, Glebe Cottage Plants.
She made her television debut on Gardeners' World in 1989 and has since presented other gardening programmes such as Real Gardens and Open Gardens.
Grow Your Own Veg, a programme for BBC Two, encouraged people to start growing their own vegetables, looking at a different groups of crop plants and techniques for home gardening. She has also been a permanent presenter of Gardeners' World since 2005 and more recently she hosted BBC2's gardening series 'Life in a Cottage Garden'.