10 episodes

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.

The Larry Meiller Show Wisconsin Public Radio

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.7 • 78 Ratings

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.

    Garden Talk: If not grass then what? Lawn alternatives

    Garden Talk: If not grass then what? Lawn alternatives

    Many people are interested in lawns that feed pollinators. We talk with a turf expert about the latest research on non-grass alternatives and answer your lawn care questions.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Advance care directive awareness; Your Medicare guide at 65

    Advance care directive awareness; Your Medicare guide at 65

    We learn more about advance care planning amid Healthcare Decisions Week. Then, two experts from Wisconsin Medigap Helpline walk you through signing up for Medicare after turning 65.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Insect update: Return of the cicadas

    Insect update: Return of the cicadas

    A brood of periodical cicadas that call part of Wisconsin home is emerging for the first time in 17 years this spring. We cover all things cicada with one of our favorite entomologists. Find the UW Insect Diagnostic Lab here. Learn more about cicadas here. Help map periodical cicadas in Wisconsin by visiting this link.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Checking in with our libraries; Eat like the characters of ‘Happy Days’ with this new cookbook

    Checking in with our libraries; Eat like the characters of ‘Happy Days’ with this new cookbook

    We hear how libraries in Wisconsin are constantly evolving to meet patrons’ needs. Then, recipes for food that would fit right into the hit 1970s show “Happy Days.”

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Physical therapy: Pain in the glutes and hips

    Physical therapy: Pain in the glutes and hips

    Gluteal tendinopathy might be the cause of pain in the hips and buttocks. It’s common in women over 40, and often is accompanied by lower back pain. Our physical therapists return to talk about gluteal tendinopathy diagnosis and treatment.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Garden Talk: How to jumpstart the growing season

    Garden Talk: How to jumpstart the growing season

    The air temperatures may be warm but that doesn’t mean your soil is ready for planting. We talk with nationally known gardening expert Melinda Myers about what we can do to heat up the soil faster. We also look at April gardening chores. Get more info on Melinda’s free webinars with Wisconsin Public Libraries here.

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
78 Ratings

78 Ratings

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