Lots of beetles too, with Common Malachite Beetles all along the lane, loads of Green Dock Beetle larvae destroying their foodplant, Chrysolina polita, Cardinal Beetle, 2-Spot, 7-Spot and 14-Spot ladybirds. Even more bugs - the vast majority of which were the nymphs of the common grass feeding species Leptopterna dolabrata, plus Stenodema laevigata, Red and Black Froghopper, and this wacky looking but very common leafhopper ..
I grabbed a few flowering grasses to try and ID - pretty hopeless effort to be honest. I got Barren Brome sorted quite easily, and I think this is Meadow Foxtail, but otherwise more work required ..
Flowering plants included some Bittersweet across a ditch that I couldn't get near enough to photograph, some White Campion and these ..