spring wildflowers Backyard Almanac - Tra la, it's May! The greening month of May! By Lisa Johnson • May 5, 2017 This week's warmup has spring things bustin' out all over, from frogs calling to dragonfly and spider web sightings, to new migrants, spring wildflowers and white pelicans hanging out on the St. Louis River before they head north. Backyard Almanac - and now for something completely different By Lisa Johnson • May 6, 2016 Teresa Boardman/Flickr Tra-la! It's May! And Larry Weber reports the spring ephemerals are in full bloom and Jay Cooke State Park is the place to see them.