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The Larry Meiller Show

Wisconsin Public Radio

Join host Larry Meiller every weekday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on The Ideas Network stations as he discusses environmental and consumer issues, gardening and helpful "how-to" topics with his guests. Producers Jill Nadeau and Clara Neupert seek out knowledgeable guests who give you accurate advice on a range of topics impacting your life and community. And you're always welcome to be part of the conversation as Meiller helps you get your questions answered. Also tune in to an encore broadcast of Friday's " Garden Talk " show every Saturday morning at 6 a.m. And visit the show's blog any time to keep the conversation going.

Join host Larry Meiller every weekday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on The Ideas Network stations as he discusses environmental and consumer issues, gardening and helpful "how-to" topics with his guests. Producers Jill Nadeau and Clara Neupert seek out knowledgeable guests who give you accurate advice on a range of topics impacting your life and community. And you're always welcome to be part of the conversation as Meiller helps you get your questions answered. Also tune in to an encore broadcast of Friday's " Garden Talk " show every Saturday morning at 6 a.m. And visit the show's blog any time to keep the conversation going.

Location:

Madison, MI

Description:

Join host Larry Meiller every weekday from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on The Ideas Network stations as he discusses environmental and consumer issues, gardening and helpful "how-to" topics with his guests. Producers Jill Nadeau and Clara Neupert seek out knowledgeable guests who give you accurate advice on a range of topics impacting your life and community. And you're always welcome to be part of the conversation as Meiller helps you get your questions answered. Also tune in to an encore broadcast of Friday's " Garden Talk " show every Saturday morning at 6 a.m. And visit the show's blog any time to keep the conversation going.

Language:

English

Contact:

800-642-1234


Episodes

Insect Update: Spotted Lanternfly seen in Midwest; End-of-summer insect activity

8/17/2022
A spotted lanternfly was seen just north of Detroit last week. We talk with one of our regular insect experts about what the sighting of the invasive species might mean for Wisconsin farmers and gardeners.

Duration:01:13:13

Death Casts A Shadow - A Door County Mystery

8/16/2022
Door County sheriff Dave Cubiak is back in the seventh and final book in this mystery series. This time the peninsula’s past plays a role.

Duration:00:35:17

The history of Door County

8/16/2022
The executive director of the Door County Historical Society tells us how Door County transformed from a place of fishing, logging and shipbuilding to the tourist destination it is today.

Duration:00:38:02

Why physical therapy matters when it come to lower back pain

8/15/2022
Back pain is one of most common reasons why people miss work. Our physical therapists join us again to talk about the best ways to manage back pain.

Duration:01:13:20

Garden Talk: Preparing ornamental gardens for fall and winter

8/12/2022
It’s time to start thinking about transitioning our gardens into the fall and winter seasons. We talk with an ornamental plant expert about fall gardening tasks and how to prepare for colder temperatures.

Duration:01:13:15

Home improvement: What to know about your roof

8/11/2022
Having a sturdy roof with shingles that stay in place is essential to safe living space. We talk with a home improvement expert about what you need to know.

Duration:01:13:20

Supporting Wisconsin’s State Parks

8/10/2022
It takes many volunteers to preserve and protect our state parks’ natural resources. We talk with a member of the Friends of Wisconsin State Parks group about what they do, planned events, and how you can get involved.

Duration:00:33:06

Wisconsin dragonflies

8/10/2022
Over 160 species of dragon and damselflies are found in Wisconsin. We learn more about them and talk about efforts to monitor them at the UW Arboretum.

Duration:00:40:12

Helping kids establish healthy sleep habits

8/9/2022
Many kids have fallen into bad sleeping routines over the summer. We talk with a sleep expert about how to get them back into a regular schedule.

Duration:00:35:51

Mental Health: Work stress

8/9/2022
Many US workers report they are stressed at work or feel burned out. We talk with a psychologist about ways to recover from work stress.

Duration:00:37:21

Feeling Lonely? Advice For Finding A Partner Later In Life

8/8/2022
Many people find themselves alone later in life, whether from the loss of a spouse, a divorce or having always been alone, maybe with a little curiosity for what else is out there. We talk to a guest who says finding companionship and intimacy at an older age is definitely possible.

Duration:00:33:53

How To Reconnect And Strengthen Your Relationship After 50

8/8/2022
There's a lot of guidance for younger people when it comes to lifelong romantic relationships — but what comes later in life? We talk with two married psychologists about the unique challenges that couples over the age of 50 often experience and how to strengthen and reconstruct your own relationship in the "bonus years".

Duration:00:40:51

Garden Talk: Preventing disease

8/5/2022
The best way to treat plant disease is to stop it from starting. We talk with an expert about keeping disease out of your garden.

Duration:01:13:23

Consumer Protection: Less stress airline travel

8/4/2022
Traveling by air can be a stressful experience. We talk without consumer protection experts about what you can do to make your trip more enjoyable. We also look at rental scams and tips for using a “Buy now, pay later” offer.

Duration:01:13:20

Wildlife Update: Birds will depart soon

8/3/2022
Migrating birds will soon start departing the state. We look at what species leave early and when you can expect them to go. We also talk about quail, fall hunting, and late summer garden problems.

Duration:01:13:25

Badger volleyball camps

8/2/2022
Summer sports camps are very popular with high school and club athletes. UW Madison’s Volleyball camp outshines them all - we look at why and what the camps offer.

Duration:00:35:29

College athletes and paid endorsements

8/2/2022
Last year, the NCAA changed their rules to allow college athletes to profit from their names, image and likeness. We take a look at how this change has affected the players and their teams.

Duration:00:37:53

The evolution of women in the military

8/1/2022
From nurses, cooks, and seamstresses to their full combat roles today, women have come a long way in the military. We look at this history with the Assistant Director of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum.

Duration:00:32:16

Switchboard Soldiers

8/1/2022
We talk with the author of a new novel about the women of the U.S. Army Signal Corps during WWI. The so-called “Hello Girls” broke down gender barriers in the military and helped lead the Allies to victory.

Duration:00:41:04

Garden Talk: Summer challenges

7/29/2022
The mid-summer garden is full of growth - and challenges. We talk about how to deal with pests, how to know when to harvest and planting late season vegetables.

Duration:01:13:22