Category Archives: Aggregates

Winter Ice Safety

20 Oct, 2014

Are you interested in staying safe this winter? Have you been looking for a product that is all natural, pet friendly, environmentally friendly, and hard working? Look no further! Muskoka Natural Traction Sand provides you with the best possible traction in the most challenging of winter conditions. Did you know that many people carry a … Continue reading "Winter Ice Safety"Read More

FUN FACTS about Muskoka Natural Traction Sand

15 Sep, 2014

It’s fall here now and we can all sense that the cold weather is here to stay. On that note, it never hurts to be prepared! In case you haven’t heard, we have THE PRODUCT that is going to make your winter a little easier. Here are a couple of fun facts about Muskoka Natural Traction … Continue reading "FUN FACTS about Muskoka Natural Traction Sand"Read More

Hutcheson Sponsors Local Music Festival

12 Sep, 2014

Hutcheson Sand and Mixes is a sponsor of MUSKOKA SOUND a local Three Day Music Festival taking place at Lion’s Lookout! As a local business, we think it is really important to stay involved in our wonderful community. If you’re thinking of visiting Huntsville there is always something going on. Fall is such a beautiful … Continue reading "Hutcheson Sponsors Local Music Festival"Read More

Why Peat Moss is BETTER Than Compost!

05 Sep, 2014

Time to debunk some of the rumours about peat moss that have been circulating. This information was obtained from the North American Wetlands Conversation Council. Firstly, WHAT IS PEAT MOSS? Peat moss is the partially decomposed remains of formerly living sphagnum moss from bogs. Peat moss releases nutrients in your soil in time as the plants require. This … Continue reading "Why Peat Moss is BETTER Than Compost!"Read More


27 Aug, 2014

TRAFALGAR GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB Trafalgar Golf and Country Club was founded in 1958 in Milton Ontario.  This Private Robbie Robinson design had all 18 of its original push-up style greens rebuilt in 2006-07 to USGA specifications.  The Greens mix was an 80-20 Calcareous Sand from Hutchesons Cayuga facility.  The greens were then sodded to … Continue reading "HUTCHESON SAND AND MIXES FEATURED CUSTOMER"Read More


23 Jul, 2014

BURLINGTON GOLF AND COUNTRY CLUB Burlington Golf and Country, established in 1922 is one of the oldest courses around. It boasts a challenging layout and exceptional views. Their annual Burlington Invitational traditionally attracts the finest amateur golfers in Southern Ontario and Western New York State. BG&CC has undergone quite a transformation over the past 5 … Continue reading "HUTCHESON SAND & MIXES FEATURED CUSTOMER"Read More

What’s in the Bag?

29 May, 2014

That’s a good question. How about anything you want? We offer over 25 different types of aggregates and landscaping materials to accommodate all your needs! Looking for Topsoil? No problem. Interested in river rock? Building a sandbox for your little ones? We’ve got you covered! Our materials (including the bags) are all organic and environmentally friendly. When … Continue reading "What’s in the Bag?"Read More

Tips for Laying Topsoil

15 May, 2014

 Here is some advice you can’t ignore 1) Ensure the ground is clear from rocks and gravel before you lay your topsoil. This includes removing grass. 2) Using a rake and shovel, spread the topsoil across the area until it is about 4-6 inches thick. Be sure to measure! Having at least 6 inches is … Continue reading "Tips for Laying Topsoil"Read More