Category Archives: General

Sports Field Update 2020

21 Oct, 2020

Despite the pandemic the season has been a busy one across the Sports Field division. From supplying product and maintenance services to completing renovations and installations…from race tracks to ball diamonds to sports turf. We are grateful to be providing our customers with the materials and services they require to keep their facilities in the … Continue reading "Sports Field Update 2020"Read More

Construction & Renovation Update

10 Sep, 2020

Hamilton Golf & CC, Ancaster,ON Supplying NGF Golf and the members at Hamilton Golf & CC with a 90/10 non calcareous mix produced in our main quarry in Huntsville, ON. To date we’ve delivered 5000 tonnes of the 9500 tonnes required to complete the 27 hole greens renovation. Cutten Fields GC, Guelph, ON Produced and … Continue reading "Construction & Renovation Update"Read More

Tokyo Summer Olympic Games VB Sand Update

20 Jul, 2020

As we now have passed through the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games original timeline, we can only wonder what will come of the rescheduled dates placed on July 24th 2021, the make-up date for next years Olympic Games. This is only time the Olympics have ever been postponed and due to the COVID-19 virus. Once cancelled … Continue reading "Tokyo Summer Olympic Games VB Sand Update"Read More

Rebuilding Our Industrial Bagging Plant After a Fire

15 Jun, 2020

On March 18 – the same day Doug Ford announced we were to exercise caution due to the COVID-19 pandemic – we received a call from our plant supervisor that our Bagging Plant was engulfed with flames. Our team rushed on site and watched in disbelief as the fire department directed our excavator to use … Continue reading "Rebuilding Our Industrial Bagging Plant After a Fire"Read More

Introducing: Hutcheson Muskoka Granite!

27 May, 2020

It is an exciting time of year; the snow has melted, and it’s time to manicure our yards and get them ready for the beautiful summer season. We are happy to see the local landscapers and garden centres opening! To support people in their landscaping needs, Hutcheson Sand & Mixes has recently introduced our new … Continue reading "Introducing: Hutcheson Muskoka Granite!"Read More

Golf Course Maintenance During COVID-19: How to avoid maintenance problems and keep employees safe.

15 Apr, 2020

“While golf courses may not be deemed essential businesses during these troubled times, failing to perform some level of golf course maintenance can cause serious damage to the course and leave a long and expensive road to recovery,” says John Daniels, USGA Greens Section Agronomist. Aeration, venting and vertical mowing with routine sand topdressing is … Continue reading "Golf Course Maintenance During COVID-19: How to avoid maintenance problems and keep employees safe."Read More

COVID-19 Response: Unprecedented Times Require Extraordinary Measures

30 Mar, 2020

The premier of Ontario and health officials have spoken: “Stay home!” The most important way to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is to avoid coming into contact with others, and the best way we can do this is to stay home unless absolutely necessary. If you need to go out for groceries, medicine or other … Continue reading "COVID-19 Response: Unprecedented Times Require Extraordinary Measures"Read More

Huntsville Votes to Upgrade McCulley Robertson Ball Diamond Project

24 Jul, 2019

On July 22, the Huntsville town council voted to upgrade to red clay infield material for the McCulley Robertson Ball Diamond project. This is great news for the Muskoka area ball teams, and Hutcheson is very excited to be part of this home town project. Find out more about the project.Read More

2019 Brooklyn Hattie Golf Classic

25 Jun, 2019

The Brooklyn Hattie Golf Classic was held this year on June 21, 2019 at Deer Creek Golf and Banquet Facility in Ajax, Ontario. There were over 400 people who attended, and a great time was had by all. This is the third year I have been involved in the tournament. This year, we raised over … Continue reading "2019 Brooklyn Hattie Golf Classic"Read More

Mother Nature Wins Again…

21 May, 2019

Around the water cooler and in every maintenance facility across this province we try to chat with our colleagues and co-workers about the topic of the day. A few topics that come to mind at the time of this blog are Game of Thrones finale, Big Band Theory finale, the TML exiting the NHL playoffs … Continue reading "Mother Nature Wins Again…"Read More