A Vancouver Sun gardening columnist since the mid-1990s, Steve Whysall has published "100 Best Plants for the Coastal Garden: The Botanical Bones of Great Gardening" (Whitecap, 1998; 2005) as well as 100 Best Plants for the Ontario Garden. Boosted by a two-page self-written promo in the Vancouver Sun, he also launched his collection of columns, "The Blooming Great Gardening Book" (Whitecap 2000) and topped the weekly BC bestseller list. "Vancouver Sun's Best Plant Picks" (Firefly, 2008) is organized by month, providing suggestions for gardening throughout the year.

[BCBW 2008] "Gardening"