A day after Nepal was devastated by a major earthquake, Northwest College alumna Laurel Panday was hanging laundry on her roof when a powerful aftershock hit. She rushed into her home, where her 3-year-old daughter Nikita was watching a movie.
Many evergreen plants around the area look like Christmas trees kept until Easter: brown, dry and dead.
But that doesn’t mean the rust-colored conifer trees and shrubs have died or that they’re a lost cause. Plants that suffered winter damage may recover with proper care, according to local plant experts.