I never cease to be amazed at the attempts of disadvantaged plants to reproduce. This tiny (5 cm. tall) Knapweed had managed to produce viable flowers despite having seeded in the middle of a road.
This Willow had been damaged much earlier in the year, and the new shoot has a catkin on the end of it:
I suppose the urge to make offspring is an essential part of the make-up of any successful species.
This blue Sawfly is quite numerous at the moment. The curved antennae - somewhat reminscent of horns - are quite distinctive.