Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners Hold Fall Clean-Up

Joey, The Burnham’s Field Community Garden was a hive of activity over the weekend. The gardeners held our fall clean-up, pulling weeds, trimming back overgrown plants and making the place look shipshape. Hard to believe the Garden’s been around two summers now. Thanks to all the gardeners – and our friend Donna Ardizzoni of the … Continue reading Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners Hold Fall Clean-Up

The Burnham’s Field Community Garden has a New Mural!

John McElhenny submits-   Joey, The Burnham’s Field Community Garden has a beautiful new mural designed and painted by the talented kids at Art Haven in Gloucester.  The mural was framed and put up at the garden over the weekend by volunteers Joe and Paula Axelrod, Aria McElhenny and Rocky Delforge. The garden’s fence also … Continue reading The Burnham’s Field Community Garden has a New Mural!

2012 Burnham’s Field Community Garden Announcement for GMG

Gina Briguglio writes- Hello Community Gardeners! Spring is upon us! March 20th marks the official first day of the 2012 spring season and I am sure you are as excited as I am about our 2nd year out at Burnham’s Field. All this sunshine and 70+ degree weather should have you pondering your planting plan … Continue reading 2012 Burnham’s Field Community Garden Announcement for GMG

Community Garden Launched at Burnham’s Field Photos and Captions By John McElhenny

John McElhenny writes- Joey, The Burnham’s Field Community Garden has been officially launched! On Saturday, 25 volunteers laid down geotextile landscaping fabric, built 4’ x 8’ garden boxes, filled wheelbarrows full of compost and raked fine-looking garden plots that’d make a Midwestern farmer proud. Twenty individual garden plots are planned, along with a low fence … Continue reading Community Garden Launched at Burnham’s Field Photos and Captions By John McElhenny

We had a Burnham’s Field clean-up and the people came and it was awesome

Well, it happened again. We said, “Hey, it’s time for the spring clean-up of Burnham’s Field” and put out the word and the morning came and people came out of the woodwork to lend a hand. There was Gina Briguglio who’s been looking out for Burnham’s Field since the beginning  and Deb Salah who with … Continue reading We had a Burnham’s Field clean-up and the people came and it was awesome

A New Garden Grows in the Heart of Gloucester

(photo caption: Victoria Martins, Gina Briguglio, City Councilor Melissa Cox and Lara Lepionka cut the ribbon of the second Burnham’s Field Community Garden. Photo by Anna Swanson). I don’t know the first thing about planting a garden but I know there’s a park in the center of Gloucester where people used to be afraid to … Continue reading A New Garden Grows in the Heart of Gloucester

AT BURNHAM’S FIELD, WAY MORE THAN A SIGN BY JOHN MCELHENNY

GLOUCESTER DAILY TIMES By John McElhenny October 13, 2016 Kids created it and a vandal destroyed it. The Burnham’s Field Community Garden mural stood for three years, a 20-foot-wide sign painted with red, purple and blue flowers beneath a cloud-filled sky and a bright afternoon sun. Designed and painted by kids at Cape Ann Art … Continue reading AT BURNHAM’S FIELD, WAY MORE THAN A SIGN BY JOHN MCELHENNY

BURNHAM’S FIELD TO REOPEN SATURDAY WITH BIG EVENT!

Joey, Big news from the largest playground and green space in central Gloucester: Burnham’s Field is set to reopen this Saturday after its first major renovation in 30 years! All are invited to the Grand Reopening Event this Saturday at 9 a.m. Thanks! John McElhenny Friends of Burnham’s Field   Sept. 3, 2014 Burnham’s Field to … Continue reading BURNHAM’S FIELD TO REOPEN SATURDAY WITH BIG EVENT!

Friends of Burnham’s Field Launched

Joey, Thanks to you and GoodMorningGloucester for being so supportive of Burnham’s Field (see here, here and here for a few examples of awesome GMG stories you’ve published about the field.) I wanted to share some good news: the launch of the first-ever Friends of Burnham’s Field. The Friends are welcoming new members: Anyone who … Continue reading Friends of Burnham’s Field Launched

Second Community Meeting on Burnham’s Field is this Tuesday

Joey, Over the last two years, GoodMorningGloucester readers have followed the renovation of Burnham’s Field, the largest open green space in central Gloucester. In fact, many people who’ve read about Burnham’s Field on GMG have volunteered at Burnham’s Field clean-ups and even joined our new community garden. Thanks for all your interest! The planned renovation … Continue reading Second Community Meeting on Burnham’s Field is this Tuesday

#BOOM! Gloucester wins big grant to fix up Burnham’s Field

John McElhenny writes- Joey, Thanks to you and Good Morning Gloucester, GMG readers over the past couple years have followed the good things happening at Burnham’s Field including the clean-ups, the newly painted backboards and the new Burnham’s Field Community Garden.  Here is some of the great GMG coverage of Burnham’s Field With all of … Continue reading #BOOM! Gloucester wins big grant to fix up Burnham’s Field

Burham’s Field Community Garden ~ Fall Clean Up / Potluck Breakfast Saturday Nov 19th

When:      Sat, Nov 19th from 8 am to 12 noon Where:     Burham’s Field Community Garden Why:        To clean up & close the garden for the season Who:        YOU! We will be sharing a potluck style breakfast. Our ‘garden fund’ will take care of coffee and hot chocolate. Muffins, donuts, fruit, or any other delectables are … Continue reading Burham’s Field Community Garden ~ Fall Clean Up / Potluck Breakfast Saturday Nov 19th

What’s new in Jenna’s Garden – Week 12

Congratulations Jenna and Brian on Your Recent Engagement!!!! GMG contributor Jenna Howard, the Burnham’s Field Community Gardener behind the regular GMG feature, "What’s New in Jenna’s Garden?", just got engaged to Gloucester native and Good Guy Brian Horne. Jenna Howard Writes- Week 12 "Grasshoppers, and Caterpillars, and Snails, oh my! The garden is flourishing; full … Continue reading What’s new in Jenna’s Garden – Week 12

The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series- Kathy Hegarty of St. Ann School

The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. There’s been a resurgence of pride in Burnham’s Field, including a new 20-plot garden. GoodMorningGloucester is running a series of video profiles of the Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners. Here are their stories. By John McElhenny Burnham’s Field Gardeners – Kathy … Continue reading The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series- Kathy Hegarty of St. Ann School

The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series- Devon the shellfish biologist

Burnham’s Field is the largest green space in central Gloucester. There’s been a resurgence of pride in Burnham’s Field, including a new 20-plot garden. GoodMorningGloucester is now running a series of video profiles of the Burnham’s Field Community Gardeners. Here are their stories. By John McElhenny Burnham’s Field Gardeners – Devon the shellfish biologist Devon, a shellfish … Continue reading The Burnham’s Field Gardener Series- Devon the shellfish biologist