Richard writes regularly for the garden press, co-authored The Garden Maker's Manual and wrote the 'how to design' sections forthe RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design.
2008 A Garden for Eden, 7 x 25 minute series for ITV. Amateur garden design competition. Design judge.
2001 Gardens by Appointment, 13 x 25 minute part series on garden design: Writer, designer and presenter. Two Four Productions for BBC UK Style, currently broadcast on UK Bright Ideas.
2002 Water Gardens, 15 x 25 minute part series on water gardening: Anchor presenter and designer. Two Four Productions for BBC UK Style, currently broadcast on UK Bright Ideas
Various radio appearances on Radio Gloucestershire, Radio Cornwall, Radio Cleveland
Lectures on a regular basis to local landscape and garden clubs, Cheltenham Science Festival, etc.
RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS
Regular contributions to the Garden Design Journal, the Journal of the Society of Garden Designers and The Garden, Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society. Book reviews.
Articles (Feb-April 2013) Budgeting for the Garden You Really Want, Homes and gardens
Article (November 2012) Rain Gardens, The Garden
Article (October 2007) Creating Views and Vistas, The Garden
Alexander, R and Sneesby, R (2005) The Garden Maker’s Manual, Conran Octopus
Sneesby, R Is Environmental Awareness a routine concern for Garden Designers? Garden Design Journal, March 2005
RHS/Dorling Kindersley (2010), RHS Encyclopedia of Garden Design, Dorling Kindersley. Author design chapters (approx 30% of book)