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My Story



Welcome!  I chose the name Cat-Hawk Gardens for my love of being in my garden, connecting with my cats and the red tailed hawks that frequently fly over us.

I am fond of nature and have been gardening since I was a young child.


Following my passion, I received a degree in Natural Science. While going to school, working/teaching and raising two children I would find myself going to the garden for solitude and reflection. As a creative hobby, I started to make succulent gardens, Kokedama string gardens, grow veggies for my family and friends and enjoyed every minute of it! This passion has grown into Cat-Hawk Gardens.


Now I am sharing these spiritual and earthly gifts with the community of Sonoma County where my family and I live. I am offering handmade nature-inspired gifts, one of a kind gardens and gardening workshops that focus on beautiful drought tolerant plants. I also share with the community by donating a percentage of purchases each year to the School Garden Network of Sonoma County which helps fund our school gardens. 

Look for my garden truck at local events and festivals. You can also find my garden creations at local shops and cafes


Visit my workshop calendar to find an upcoming class.


See you in the garden!


Cathrina Susoev

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