Note: with Blogger offline for several hours this particular post was lost. I have now replaced it and hope I can remember my original photos etc. I apologise to Mary C. Nasser who had kindly left a comment on my original post.
A few weeks ago I noticed that the hogweed was starting to grow again in the verges
and they are now in flower
you can see that not all the flowers have turned white yet
and here's a close up (the fly heard I was out with my camera and decided to get in on the act!)