Archive for the 'Green Tips' Category


5 Tips to Create the Perfect Fall Garden in Craig Ranch

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

As North Texas transitions into the fall season of beautiful colors and cool breezes, so should your home’s garden. Step out into the garden of your DFW master-planned community and dig into the rich soil of McKinney’s own Craig Ranch.

How to Prepare Your McKinney Home and Garden for Spring

Friday, February 20th, 2015

The cold weather months are here, but they won’t be around much longer! Soon spring will be in FULL bloom in McKinney, TX! Here are a few simple tips for preparing your McKinney home and garden for the warmer months ahead: 1. Seal up spaces Spring in Texas often leads to storms and spring showers. [...]

How to Make Your Own Cleaning Products for Your McKinney, TX Home

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Keeping your beautiful McKinney, Texas home clean and your family healthy can be a challenge. During this busy time of the year and especially leading up to the holidays, it’s important to have effective cleaning products on hand to not only remove harmful food bacteria but also prevent cold and flu germs. To avoid too [...]

How to Live Green in Your Craig Ranch Home

Friday, April 26th, 2013

In honor of Earth Day this past week, the Craig Ranch community in McKinney, TX has put together a few of the best ways to live “green” at home! Being in a health conscious community is one of the many perks of living in Craig Ranch. Not only do we pride ourselves on maintaining a [...]

Spring Gardening Tips for Your McKinney, TX Home

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

The warmer weather, the leaves growing and turning green, the birds chirping – these are all signs that spring is here! It is now time to start thinking about how you want to set up your garden for the new, warmer season. Here are some ideas and tips to get you started on creating a [...]

5 Spring Gardening Apps

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

The sun is warm, the grass is green, and Spring is in the air. Blue skies and warm weather mean it’s time to start bringing a bit of color back to your outdoor living space. Here are 5 apps from Craig Ranch for getting into the gardening spirit this Spring at your new home in [...]

Prepare Your Craig Ranch Home for Spring

Wednesday, March 28th, 2012

Spring has officially sprung at Craig Ranch! Now that winter has passed, you need to prep your home for the new, warm weather. Don’t worry though, we’re here to help guide you through the process. Here are a few tips to help get your home spring-ready: Exterior maintenance – If any part of your home [...]

5 Tips for Creating Luxury in your Outdoor Living Space

Monday, March 19th, 2012

With spring officially on its way on March 20, it’s time to think about adding a little luxury to your outdoor living space.  Here are 5 tips from Craig Ranch for expanding luxury outside at your custom home in McKinney, TX. Share your favorite outdoor living space ideas with us on Facebook. Create an outdoor [...]

3 Energy Efficient Builders at Craig Ranch

Friday, November 18th, 2011

In today’s economy, everyone is looking for homes for sale in McKinney with energy efficient features or Energy Star approvals. And Craig Ranch has just what you are looking for. Some of our new home builders have great new energy efficient homes what will save you money on your energy bills as well as add [...]