The hoverflies seemed to find these blackberry flowers irresistible.
A snail was also feeding, but on a leaf (bottom of the picture, below).
The berries in this sloe hedge were rapidly ripening earlier this month.
In the picture below a shield beetle can be seen resting on one of the berries.
This plant was growing overhanging the canal.
This dandelion clock still has almost all its seeds.
In the middle of August, a nightshade plant which was still flowering.
Some of the berries on the plant were beginning to ripen.
Others seemed to be about half ripe.
Yet others were beginning to approach the bright red colour which is the mark of fully ripe berries.
As the flowers indicate, knapweeds are related to thistles.
These poppies were growing in a field just west of Seisdon at the start of the month.
Video of a heron fishing near to Compton lock on the Staffs and Worcs canal.
The ripening seeds of a grass plant.
This horse mushroom was growing in a grass verge inches from the edge of a minor road.
This seems to be a small relative of the parasol mushrooms.
A yellow water lily on the pond outside Boscobel House.