Lydia Plunk is a Southern-California writer admired for her enthusiastic observations focusing on her great passion: the glory of garden-centered living. She is an FIDM graduate and the former city of Diamond Bar Commissioner as well as a member of Garden Writers Association, Southern California Horticulture Society, and the Pasadena Writer’s Salon. Since 1995 Lydia’s words on authentic beauty have graced newspapers, magazines and new media. Her graphic-driven professional collection is presented at www.lydiaplunk.com. Her blog, www.averygoodlife.blogspot.com is frequently updated.