Tucker Hill News

Calling All Classic Car Owners!

February 24, 2015

We are once again hosting “Courtyards, Concerts & Cars” on Saturday, May 16, 2015, from 5 until 8 p.m. and looking for classic, high-end, and exotic car owners to join us! We will continue as we did last year, hosting an early evening event centered around Founders Square and blocking off the four surrounding streets

Tucker Hill’s Top Ten Plants!

January 28, 2015

The following is a list of plants that Denise Meier, of Petal Allure, has observed to do well in Tucker Hill’s common areas, as well as the residents’ landscapes since 2008. These are her favorites… 1) Pansies,violas, and Johnny-Jump-Ups; Viola tricolor I like to refer to the time from Halloween till Easter as Pansy Season.

What Goes Around Comes Around, but Some Things Should Just Keep Going!

January 2, 2015

Techniques and thought processes change over time, in all the sciences. Pluto used to be a planet. Doctors used to cure ailments by draining patients blood with leeches. Landscapers used to top-off crape myrtles. There was a time when standard procedure dictated that when a crape myrtle was considered overgrown or too tall, it should

Winner Named in Holiday Decorating Contest!

December 18, 2014

This home really looks like a darling Gingerbread House at the holidays and this year, our Facebook friends voted it their favorite in our holiday decorating contest! If you haven’t yet made Tucker Hill part of your Christmas lights tour, don’t miss this home and many others that have literally gone all out with lights

Holiday Tour, Decor & Porch Swings!

December 8, 2014

These last few weeks of the year are always fun at Tucker Hill!  Many special thanks to the homeowner who opened their residence to hundreds of guests for McKinney’s 41st Annual Holiday Tour of Homes.  The event benefitted Chestnut Square and many compliments were heard as guests admired all the holiday decor!  Go to our

Tips on Living Holiday Plant Arrangements

November 14, 2014

At a recent Resident “Lunch & Learn,” Denise Meier of Petal Appeal talked about her favorite holiday party plants and how to combine several plants in a larger basket or container to make an arrangement that is easy to care for, simple to embellish, and can switch from a fall look to a winter look

Pumpkinville Featured on Good Morning Texas

October 22, 2014

What better way to start the day than with 60 first and second graders from McKinney Christian Academy, their parents, and Paige McCoy-Smith from WFAA/Channel 8’s “Good Morning Texas!”  For the second year in a row, Paige has chosen to feature Tucker Hill’s Pumpkinville in a live segment.  This year, the kids helped her kick

Money Magazine Names McKinney #1 Best Place to Live In America

October 1, 2014

Lots of folks around the City of McKinney have been celebrating our most recent accolade — McKinney ranks #1 on the Best Places to Live in America list issued by Money Magazine for 2014!  As the only Texas city in the top 15, McKinney has been on the list since 2008. In 2012, we ranked

Fall Decor Popping Up on Front Porches!

September 24, 2014

It’s really one of our most favorite seasons at Tucker Hill — fall!  Besides the family fun that Pumpkinville provides, our residents prove just how amazingly talented they are by decorating their porches and landscape with not only fall decor, but also Halloween treats. Take a drive around our community right now and you’ll see

David Weekley Building 4 New Showcase Homes!

September 11, 2014

One of Tucker Hill McKinney’s master builder partners, David Weekley Homes, is just starting to break ground on four new showcase homes in Phase 2.  Varying in size from 2,100 square feet to almost 2,600 square feet, all these two-story homes will be ready for move-in this coming spring of 2015.  All feature unique front

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