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A good landscape and garden begins with a good design. To learn how Xeriscaping can enhance your home and save you money on your water bill, read The 7 Principles of Xeriscape. You will also find information on water saving Bluegrass alternatives in this document.

Although the Front Range presents a special set of challenges for growing trees, the desire to have a large shade tree in your yard can be a reality. Learn more about caring for your trees in Castle Pines North.

Want to know the proper way to plant trees and shrubs? Our Tree and Shrub Planting Guidelines can get your plants off to the right start.

Full color guide to Xeriscape Plants

District Begins Median Island Rehabilitation

Castle Pines North Metropolitan District continues work on several median islands along Castle Pines Parkway. The first phase of the project, which began in early March, involves the demolition and preparation for new landscaping.

Last year, a new and more water efficient landscape design was created for the Parkway. The plan incorporates native and adapted plants in a colorful xeriscape. Crews are removing the bulk of bluegrass that existed on the medians in favor of water-saving, lower maintenance plants that will gradually replace the bluegrass. While a few segments of median were complete last summer, the District expects to finish landscaping the remaining islands by late spring/early summer.