Birmingham represents the country in a European competition to find the best environmental city.
Judges have been in the city to see what horticultural and environmental qualities it has to offer.
These are just some of the sights the judges of the Entente Florale contest have seen today in Birmingham, which faces competition from cities across the continent.
The winner will be announced on September 27.
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Paul Gunter launched the campaign after discovering that there was no current war memorial for his nephew.
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Very windy across northern areas this morning. Feeling fresher.