The Larry Meiller Show From nature to science, "The Larry Meiller Show" explores and celebrates life in Wisconsin through topics that touch all aspects of our shared experience.
The Larry Meiller Show

The Larry Meiller Show

From Wisconsin Public Radio

From nature to science, "The Larry Meiller Show" explores and celebrates life in Wisconsin through topics that touch all aspects of our shared experience.

Most Recent Episodes

Pet care: What to do when your dog won't stop barking

It's natural for dogs to bark, but there comes a point when constant, aggravated barking is a nuisance for humans and a sign of concern for the dog. One of our favorite veterinarians is back to share how to help a dog that barks too much.

Sustainable energy at home and in the community

First, we talk about ENERGY STAR, a program that can help you conserve and save money at home. Then, we hear updates about a Wisconsin-based clean energy initiative.

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.

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.

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.

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."

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

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.

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.

Garden Talk: How to jumpstart the growing season

Home Improvement: How to start a remodel

Whether small or large, a remodel takes lots of planning and patience. Our two home improvement experts offer advice on how to plan a project from start to finish.

Our lives with fungi; How to forage for tea

The author of "Molds, Mushrooms, and Medicine: Our Lifelong Relationship with Fungi" shares fascinating details about our body, food and fungi. Then, a forager and business owner shares how to get into the nourishing hobby.

Our lives with fungi; How to forage for tea