Presented by the multi-skilled Annie Whittle (Go Girls, A Week of It) and the ebullient Dale Harvey (an American born radio host, columnist and environmental consultant) The Living Earth was a magazine style show aimed at those who love getting their hands dirty in the garden. The series featured famous private and public New Zealand gardens, interviews with keen gardeners from varied walks of life, and weekly competitions. The Living Earth offered practical advice for the beginner and the enthusiast, and explored wider environmental topics.
Ebullient presenter Dale Harvey brings his sunny ways to the first episode of this lifestyle series, which is aimed squarely at those with green thumbs. The episode opens with co-presenter Annie Whittle giving viewers a guided tour of her own garden (which boasts an incredible view), and sharing tips for an optimal vege patch. The rejuvenation of the old Edmonds Factory gardens is celebrated after the building's demolition in 1991, and Harvey trades gardening tips with lifelong gardener and radio personality, Ernie Rogers. All Black Michael Jones pops by for a quirky cameo.