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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

Garden Talk: Creating a home for pollinators

5/20/2022
June is National Pollinator Month. To celebrate we talk about what you can do in your garden to create more and better habitat for bees, butterflies and other pollinators.

Duration:01:13:36

Spring bird migration update

5/19/2022
Spring bird migration continues through May. We talk about how birds have been affected by unusual spring weather and what you can do in your backyard to help them on their journey.

Duration:01:13:33

Insect update: Spring bugs

5/18/2022
Many kinds of insects emerge in the spring, some are beneficial - some aren’t. We talk with an entomologist about ants, bees, caterpillars and ticks.

Duration:01:13:33

Caring for adult teeth

5/17/2022
Taking care of your teeth is important at every age. We speak with a dentist about why adults need regular checkups and what you can do to keep your teeth healthy.

Duration:00:34:14

How to stay hydrated

5/17/2022
Staying hydrated is a little more complicated than drinking 8 glasses of water a day. We talk with two experts about summer drinks for kids, hydration for older adults and for those who are involved in intense exercise.

Duration:00:39:30

Physical Therapy: Rotator cuff tears

5/16/2022
More than two million Americans experience some type of rotator cuff problem every year. We look at causes, symptoms, different treatments and which work best.

Duration:01:13:25

Garden Talk: Companion planting

5/13/2022
Science tells us that some plants help each other when grown together. We talk with a UW Extension educator about selecting plant combinations and the benefits they can bring to your garden.

Duration:00:00:17

Home Improvement: Career opportunities

5/12/2022
There is a shortage of skilled workers in trades like construction and plumbing. We talk about a joint effort to give students the opportunity to explore these career options. We also take home improvement questions.

Duration:01:13:28

The health of Great Lakes fish

5/11/2022
Fisheries in the Great Lakes are under stress. We talk with an expert from the Wisconsin Sea Grant about how fish populations are doing and what kinds of research is being conducted.

Duration:00:35:45

Phosphorus - finding a more sustainable future

5/11/2022
Phosphorus is essential for life but current mining and farming practices are causing environmental damage. We talk with a researcher about current efforts to find better ways of utilizing the element.

Duration:00:37:57

Skin cancer prevention and UV safety

5/10/2022
It’s time to enjoy more outdoor activities. We talk to a dermatologist about how to safely enjoy the outdoors and reduce our exposure to UV radiation.

Duration:00:33:18

The inside story on headaches

5/10/2022
More people complain about headaches than any other medical problem. We talk about why we get headaches, what happens in our bodies when we do, and how to get rid of them.

Duration:00:40:12

Tech update: How to back up your computer

5/9/2022
Whether you have a PC or a Mac, backing up your data is a good idea. We talk with a tech expert about the advantages and how to do it. We also look at docking stations and why it may be a good option for you.

Duration:01:13:33

Garden Talk: Planting time

5/6/2022
Planting season is finally here. Before you get those trees, shrubs and perennials in the ground make sure you know how to plant them correctly.

Duration:01:13:38

Seven enduring and beloved games

5/5/2022
Playing games has been important to many cultures throughout human history. We look at seven different games, how they were developed and why we play them.

Duration:00:34:11

Classic Wisconsin card games: euchre, sheepshead and cribbage

5/5/2022
Centuries ago, German and English settlers brought cribbage, euchre and sheepshead to Wisconsin. We talk with two avid card players about their love for the games today.

Duration:00:39:22

Wildlife Update: Impact of late spring on wildlife

5/4/2022
Weather can affect wildlife in many different ways. We talk about the impact of our cold spring and look at spring gardening with wildlife in mind, frog calls and citizen science opportunities.

Duration:01:13:30

Getting on the field: Women in sports media

5/3/2022
A majority of journalists and commentators working in sports media are men. We talk about the effort to support young women entering the field.

Duration:00:33:58

The rise of women’s intercollegiate athletics

5/3/2022
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Title IX gender equity legislation becoming law. We look at what effect it has had on women’s sports and talk about one of the movement’s leaders, Kit Saunders-Nordeen, the first director of women’s athletics at the University of Wisconsin.

Duration:00:39:54

'Our Wisconsin' magazine: Springtime stories

5/2/2022
"Our Wisconsin" celebrates what makes the state so special. Join us as we talk to the editor of the magazine about a long-time bus driver who’s helped generations of West Salem kids get to and from school. Plus we'll hear about wild asparagus, controlled prairie burns and more.

Duration:01:13:39