Publications

David

  • ‘Environmental activism: in defence of criminal damage’, Self & Society, 49 (1), Spring 2021
  • ‘A defence of criminal damage,’  Royal Society for the Arts  May 2021
  • ‘Memorials and Public Parks,’ with Helen Monger, Context, 167, March 2021
  • ‘On Uncertainty,’ Self & Society, Magazine no.6, Association for Humanistic Psychology in Britain, Winter 2021
  • ‘Attacking the Lungs: Covid and the state of parks,’ The London Gardener, vol.24, 2020
  • ‘We’ll always have Paris’?  Royal Society for the Arts  August 2020
  • The role of parks in the recovery from covid’, Parks Management Forum  June 2020
  • Gardens and the Climate Emergency,’ Gardens Trust News 11, Autumn 2019.
  • ‘Rebel Gardening,’ The London Gardener, vol.23, 2019.
  • Extinction Rebellion and Guerilla Gardening: the occupation of Waterloo Bridge’ The Morning Star 13 June 2019.
  • A Beautiful Balance? Edward Kemp and Grosvenor Park, Chester,’ Garden History, 66: suppl.1, 2018
  • ‘Dawn of the Dark Ages,’ Historic England On-line Debate,  2018
  • ‘Parks for People: gone for good?’ The London Gardener,  vol.22, 2018
  • ‘A Short History of the Great Vine at Hampton Court, The London Gardener,  vol.22, 2018
  • ”In austerity Britain, people need parks,’ The Guardian, 26.12.17.
  • ‘Running out of Control,’ The London Gardener, vol.21, 2017
  • ‘POPS Muzak,’ The London Gardener, vol.20, 2016
  • ‘”The Exclusive Spirit” at Regent’s Park,’ The London Gardener, vol.19, 2015
  • The Parks Movement, 1990-2015,’ Paxton 150 conference, University of Sheffield, September 2015 for pdf click lambert paxton 150 pdf
  • ‘A Living Monument: Memorial Parks of the First and Second World Wars,’ Garden History 42: supplement 1, 2014
  • War Memorial Parks and Gardens, English Heritage, Introduction to Heritage Assets 2014
  • ‘Thinking about “Rethinking Parks,”’ The London Gardener, vol.18, 2014
  • ‘Researching historic parks and gardens’ and ‘The history and the future of public parks’ in Gardens and Landscapes in Historic Building Conservation, Marion Harney ed., 2014
  • ‘The Use and Reception of Historic Gardens’ in A Cultural History of Gardens in the Age of Enlightenment, Stephen Bending ed., 2013
  • “Reason not the Need!”, The London Gardener, 2013
  • ‘Wentworth Castle in the Welfare State: the road to a public landscape’ in Wentworth Castle and Georgian Political Gardening, Patrick Eyres ed., 2012
  • Jubilee-ation: a history of royal jubilees in public parks Historic England 2012
  • “Half in Love with Easeful Death,” The London Gardener, 2011
  • ‘The repair and regeneration of public parks,’ Context, March 2011
  • ‘The Cemeteries Select Committee Inquiry Revisted,’ English Heritage Conservation Bulletin, Summer 2011
  • “Public Parks and the Big Society,” The London Gardener, 2010
  • ‘Country parks: a historical perspective’ A New Era for Country Parks ed. Kim Haigh, Countryside Recreation Network (2009)
  • “To the Barricades!”, The London Gardener, 2008
  • “Estuary English,” The London Gardener, 2007
  • ‘Keep a hard copy!’ Garden Design Journal (August 2007) for pdf click here
  • ‘Rituals of Transgression in Public Parks in Britain, 1846 to the Present’ Performance and Appropriation, Profane Rituals in Gardens and Landscapes Dumbarton Oaks, 2007
  • ‘Restoration of parks is important to the public’ Horticulture Week (15 February 2007)
  • ‘Assets and liabilities: what’s that park worth?’ Green Places Issue 35 (May 2007) for pdf click here
  • “Who Are You Calling Common?,” The London Gardener, 2006
  • ‘The History of the Country Park, 1966-2005: towards a renaissance?’ Landscape Research 31:1, January 2006
  • Understanding and Valuing your Park Heritage Lottery Fund, 2006
  • Parks and Gardens: a researcher’s guide to sources for designed landscapes Landscape Design Trust, 2006
  • The Cemetery in the Garden: 150 Years of the City of London Cemetery and Crematorium Corporation of London, 2006
  • ‘All rosy in the garden? The protection of historic parks and gardens’ in Architectural Conservation: Issues and Developments,  2006
  • ‘The Meaning and Re-Meaning of Sculpture in Victorian Public Parks’in Sculpture and the Garden, Eyres P & Russell F, Ashgate, 2006
  • ‘From Manager to Conservationist: a two-year review of the City of London Cemetery Conservation Management Plan’ Journal of the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management , 2006
  • ‘Unspinning Enhancing Urban Green Space’ Spaces & Places, December 2006
  • “Don’t Eat the Ducks,” The London Gardener, 2005
  • Golf in historic parks and landscapes with Land Use Consultants, English Heritage, 2005
  • London’s Heaths Commons and Greens, Historic England Research Report, 2005
  • Allotments, CABE Space Enablers Briefing Paper (2005) for pdf click here
  • Caring for Historic Parkland, English Heritage / DEFRA (2005)
  • The Park Keeper, Historic England, 2005
  • ‘Dazzled by Design?’ Green Places (May 2005)
  • “Parkitechture?,” The London Gardener, 2004
  • “Victims of golf course blight” New Statesman, 1 December 2003
  • ‘Gardens at Risk’ The Economist, 2003
  • “A Welcome to our New Champion,” The London Gardener, 2003
  • “The prospect of trade: the merchant gardeners of Bristol in the second half of the eighteenth century” Bourgeois and Aristocratic Cultural Encounters in Garden Art, 1550-1850, Dumbarton Oaks, 2002
  • “Lost in Space?,” The London Gardener, 2002
  • “Meaningful community participation is not cheap” Landscape Design, June 2002
  • “Time for a Vision”, Burgess Park: a new urban landscape for London, 2002
  • “The Heritage Lottery Fund’s Urban Parks Programme” Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society, 200)
  • “Places need People: Whose Heritage?,” The London Gardener, 2001
  • “Public parks and living cities” Context 72, 2001
  • Historic Public Parks of Bristol, Avon Gardens Trust, 2000
  • Indignation: the Campaign for Conservation, with Mavis Batey and Kim Wilkie, Kit Kat Books, 2000
  • “A tale of two cities: new public spaces in Paris” Landscape Design, September 2000
  • “Buildings and Monuments”, with Hazel Conway, in The Regeneration of Public Parks Jan Woudstra and Ken Fieldhouse ed., Landscape Design Trust, 2000
  • “The Power of ‘Power of Place’,” The London Gardener, 2000

Stewart

  • Horticulture Week blog (2010-11) (http://borassicpark.hortweek.com/author/stewartharding)
  • ‘Painting a picture with parks’ Spaces & Places Issue 43 (February 2010) for pdf click here
  • ‘Could veggiebeds be the new flowerbeds?’ Spaces & Places Issue 37 (February 2009)
  • ‘Marrying restoration with innovation is nothing new’ Horticulture Week (21 August 2008)
  • ‘The Crap Parks Campaign – The Parks Agency’ External Environment – Product Review (July-Oct 2008)
  • ‘The Future’s Bright’ Spaces & Places Issue 32 (April 2008)
  • ‘Life after funding’ Green Places Issue 40 (November 2007)
  • ‘The good, the bad and the ugly’ Green Places Issue 38 (September 2007)
  • ‘Poor parks in a rich country’ Green Places Issue 33 (March 2007)
  • ‘Removing trees; more debate’ Green Places Issue 29 (October 2006)
  • ‘Stop town cramming’ Green Places Issue 28 (September 2006)
  • ‘Ready for the Chop?’ Green Places Issue 26 (June 2006) for pdf click here
  • Book review: 350 Miles: an Essex Journey by Ken Worpole and Jason Orton Spaces & Places Issue 20 (April 2006)
  • ‘Safari Parks’ Green Places Issue 23 (March 2006)
  • ‘The highs and lows’ Green Places Issue 21 (Winter 2005/06)
  • ‘To lock or not?’ Spaces & Places Issue 16 (August 2005)
  • ‘The debate: to fell or not to fell?’ Spaces & Places Issue 12 (December 2004)
  • ‘Back to the future’ Spaces & Places Issue 12 (December 2004)
  • ‘Local Authority Historic Parks in the UK’ Cultural Trends No 38 (2001)
  • ‘A blind date between illness and cure’ The Regeneration of Public Parks Woudstra, J & K Fieldhouse (2000)
  • ‘Towards a Renaissance in Urban Parks’ Cultural Trends No 35 (2000)