Tucker Hill News

Here’s the 2014 Most Patriotic Porch!

July 4, 2014

n the end, every vote counted and we thank everyone who took the time to “like” their favorite home (via FaceBook) entered into this year’s “Patriotic Porch” contest.   This beautiful home was crowned the winner among a ballot of 8 incredible showcases!  In our minds, each of them are winners and we thank our

Last Day to Vote for Your Favorite Patriotic Porch!

July 1, 2014

If you haven’t yet visited the Tucker Hill FaceBook page to vote for your favorite “Patriotic Porch,” then don’t delay!  Our winner will be crowned on July 3!   For the third year in a row, our residents are pulling out all the stops and participating in this annual “Patriotic Porch” decorating contest.   To

Tucker Hill Residents Showcase their Patriotic Porches

June 23, 2014

Our residents are at it again!  For the third year in a row, they’re pulling out all the stops and participating in the annual “Patriotic Porch” decorating contest.  This year, the public is invited to help select our first place winner. On-line voting started today via the Tucker Hill FaceBook page —https://www.facebook.com/TuckerHillTexas — and will

Garden Tour Deemed a Success!

June 19, 2014

Over 600 people spent this past Saturday enjoying the beauty of the homes and gardens on tour for the McKinney Garden Club’s bi-annual Home & Garden tour.  Tucker Hill had two homes featured on the tour and many thanks go out to the two homeowners who were so gracious to participate.  A shout out also

Don’t Miss the June 14 Garden Tour!

June 10, 2014

The McKinney Garden Club is hosting it’s bi-annual Home & Garden Tour this Saturday, June 14, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Two of our Tucker Hill homes will be featured in this fundraising event that supports The McKinney Garden Club.   Tickets are $20 each and for more information on where to purchase, please

Over 650 Attended Concerts & Cars!

April 27, 2014

If you missed joining us at Tucker Hill this past Saturday night, then you missed a great event!  Concerts & Cars featured the classic rock sounds of “The Southern Couch Band” in a free outdoor concert as well as over 75 classic cars on display.  Over 650 residents and guests from around the area joined

McKinney Garden Club Selects 2 Tucker Hill Homes for 2014 Tour!

April 8, 2014

Details are being finalized, but Tucker Hill is pleased to announce that two of our residents have accepted the invitation and agreed to open their homes and gardens on June 14, 2014, for the McKinney Garden Club’s Garden Tour!   This popular event is held every other year and is the primary fundraiser for the

A Tale about Tulips

February 19, 2014

There very few communities in the Dallas/Fort Worth area that go through the effort and risk of planting tulip bulbs. They are treated as annuals here, which means we plant bulbs each year knowing it is very unlikely they will bloom more than once. Knowing too, the actual bloom time is very unpredictable. The risks

Your plants need water in the winter!

January 29, 2014

If your pansies are struggling, be sure they are not dry when the temperatures plummet. Most of the pansies at Tucker Hill look great and the few that look weak can be brought back to vigor quite easily. Deadhead, fertilize, and water! Street trees are such a huge asset to the community. This is the

Another One of the Flower Lady’s Favorite Things

December 19, 2013

One of my favorite fall plants is Muhlenbergia capillaris, also known as pink hair grass, gulf muhly, or sometimes referred to as cotton candy grass. If you want to enjoy an annual autumnal extravaganza, include Pink Muhly grass in your landscape plans. It works equally well as a specimen plant or en masse. It is

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