10 Creepiest Abandoned Morgues on Earth Image: rustysphotography The morgue, well-known as somewhere dead bodies are stored, is a depressing place – a place where murder victims, unidentified corpses, and the victims of unexplained disease end up. Image: Don Kiddick No one wants to visit morgues at the best of times, but perhaps the ultimate in creepiness are morgues that still remain long after their time – abandoned, with nothing left but decaying interiors and the ghosts of the deceased people who passed through them. Image: Andre Joosse 10. Mortuarium Schoonselhof, Antwerp, Belgium “Exploring the morgue and autopsy room gave us a bit of a morbid feeling,” says the photographer who took these pictures.
Food Foraging: Wild Edible Plants & Mushrooms 84 pictures of dead malls Aug 23, 2012 For those of a certain age, the mall used to be the vibrant hub of retail. Quite literally you could get everything under one roof. But with one in five malls failing, it may herald the end of the mall. Main image photo credit: Kyle Tate Other image sources: Flickr & DeadMalls.com Wild Food School - Urban Foraging Guide & eBooks Urban Foraging & Cornwall Forager Guides - FREE Foraging for food - even in a city - can be fun. But where do you start? Well the FREE WFS Urban Foraging Guide will help you get on the right tracks. Covering about 50 plants, trees and shrubs which have something to offer the urban forager, and with images of about 20 main edible species. This Foraging Guide is in PDF format and is designed to allow you to print out the pictures on standard 10 x 15 cm. photo paper and then bind them together (laminate the pages if you want). Correctly printed out you will find plant picture and text side by side like the example below. Click wfsURBFORAGER.pdf to downloador right click and Save. ** If you're more interested in dealing with food and water in disaster and emergency survival situations (also in urban areas) you might like to take a look at the new book Armageddon Kitchen and Doomsday Kitchen over on this page >>> ... Wild Food School Homepage
New York City's Hidden Subway Station Deep in the belly of New York’s subway system, a beautiful untouched station resides that has been forgotten for years with only a limited few knowing of its existence. Stunning decoration with tall tiled arches, brass fixtures and skylights run across the entire curve of the station, almost a miniature imitation of Grand Central Station… But it sounds like something straight out of Harry Potter, right? It was opened in 1904, with the hope of making it the crowning glory of the New York subway system in elegant architecture and a place for commemorative plaques to honour the work that had resulted in such a successful underground mass transit system. It was to be the original southern terminus of the first ‘Manhattan Main Line’; however the station was closed and boarded up in 1945. The reason for its closure was that newer longer cars were required to match the demand of passengers that passed through the system.
Plant Fact Sheets This page includes all of BalconyContainerGardening.com's Plant Fact Sheets of popular container plants that you can grow in your balcony garden. Each page includes an illustration or photo, a short intro on the container plant, its scientific name, the plant type, how much light it needs, how to propagate it and any other information that you may need to succeed. Enjoy your container garden! Click here to search by scientific name instead. Aeonium African Lily Aloe Vera Angel's Tears Angel's WingsAnthurium Arrowhead Plant Azalea Baby's TearsBambooBasil Beans (Snap, Pinto) BeetsBell Pepper Bird of Paradise Bleeding HeartBoston Fern BougainvilleaBoxwood BroccoliBromeliadBush Lily CabbageCalla Lily Canary Islande Date Palm TreeCanna HybridsCarrot CatnipCelosia FlowerChamomile FlowerChrysanthemum FlowerCilantroCockscomb FlowerColeus Common DaisyCrassula 'Morgan's Beauty'Creeping ThymeCrocus CucumberCyclamen Daffodil Dahlia FlowerDaisyDianthus FlowersDillDracaena 'Janet Craig'Dwarf Orange Tree
Ghosts of Shopping Past Landscaping overgrows, walls develop mildew, ceilings cave in—a building can be shut down, but that doesn’t make it go away. Brian Ulrich’s photographs of closed-down malls and big-box retail stores reveal the potential ghost towns lying inside successful shopping complexes all across America. Photographer Brian Ulrich lives and works in Chicago. His work has been shown in Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; the Art Institute of Chicago; the Museum of Contemporary Photography; Galerie f5.6 in Munich, among others. He is a 2009 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellow, and his book Is This Place Great or What was published by Aperture in 2011. Why closed-down stores? The idea went back to 2005 when I drove weekly past a large closed supermarket on the North Side of Chicago. At the end of 2007 with many rumblings of recession, I thought of those pictures and began the project in earnest in May of 2008. Where in America are these empty stores?
Jekka's Herbs "A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust." Gertrude Jekyll 1843-1932 Jekka's Herbetum displays the largest collection of culinary herbs in the UK. It has been a wonderful year in our Herbetum, the herbs have all flourished in their new surroundings. For information on group visits please click here. Alongside our beautiful Herbetum Jekka runs Master classes, our 2014 programme aims to provide master classes to suit everyone, whether you are just starting out with a herb garden or you are already a confident gardener looking to broaden your skills in propagation and plant maintenance. Here are some photos of our Herbetum. For up-to-date information on the progress of this exciting new project please sign up for the newsletter and follow us on facebook.
A Ghost City Stepnogorsk Ghost-cities are the places abandoned due to various reasons – economic decline, wars, natural or anthropogenic catastrophies. This city stands in the range of the ghost ones. This is Stepnogorsk and this post is devoted to it. It is not far from Zaporizhzhya but here are nearly no people or cars. So post-apocalyptic… You won’t need much time to see how the city lives … A mine 7 km away from the city. Palm Centre Help My Account Register Sign In Home About Us Visit Us Plant Care Special Offers Gift Vouchers Indoor Plants Blog Buy Your Plants Online now in your cart 0 items Total: £0.00 Go To Basket Our Range of Plants Palm TreesDwarf Bamboos that grow up to 100cm Large Bamboos that grow up to 500cm Medium Bamboos that grow up to 250cm Bamboo Ground Ferns Tree Ferns Olive Trees Herbaceous Climber Fruit Trees Trees and Shrubs Ginger and Bananas Grass Phormium Pine Trees Arid Cycad Indoor Plants Fertilizer and Sundries Palm Tree Books Categories Palms Bamboos Ferns Olive Trees Herbaceous Climbers Trees and Shrubs Categories Cont... Ginger Grass Indoor Palm Phormium Pine Arid House Plants Plant Info Plant Care and advice Size Guides Winter Protection Hardiness Other Information Contact Us Visit Us About Us Deliveries and Returns Terms and Conditions Site Map
Grossinger's, Former Borscht Belt Resort, Sits Abandoned In Liberty, New York (PHOTOS) Grossinger's Resort in the town of Liberty in New York's Catskills was famous back in its heyday. The resort was part of the so-called "Borscht Belt," where primarily Jewish families from New York City vacationed starting in the 1920s. Grossinger's gained increasing fame in 1952, when it became the first resort to use artificial snow for its ski-fanatic patrons. By the time of the founder's daughter's death in 1972, the property included 35 buildings on 1,200 acres. Grossinger's, like many of its fellow Borscht Belt resorts, was closed in 1986 and to this day sits abandoned next to a still working golf-course. When we went to check it out on a recent weekend, we were sufficiently freaked out by the former resort's eeriness. Finding the resort is surprisingly easy, despite some reports we had seen. Herewith, some photos of the former resort.
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