College days

Name: Kim Wilde
Born: November 18, 1960
Occupation: Pop star turned gardener. She recently appeared as a guest presenter on ITV’s “Better Gardens” and writes a monthly gardening feature in Prima.
College: Capel Manor Horticultural and Environmental Centre
Dates attended: 1997, two one-week courses in garden design and planting, followed by the one-year RHS course, which she left after three months due to advancing pregnancy.
Principal, Steve Dowbiggin, says: “Kim is a very talented garden designer and I am delighted the course at Capel Manor has helped her in her new career.”