« BackKells sub-tropical gardens to feature on famous TV series tonight

Kells GardensA unique Kerry property will be featured on one of the most famous gardening television series in the world tonight.

Kells Bay House and Gardens will be introduced to an audience of around three million people tuned into Gardeners’ World on the BBC2 at 8.30 tonight.

A crew travelled to the sub-tropical gardens in south Kerry two weeks ago to film.

The gardens feature tree ferns over 120 years old.

Owner of the property Billy Alexander says the unique micro climate of Kells makes it perfect to grow species not seen anywhere else in Europe: