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Kokedama Gardens & Workshops

Register for upcoming workshops with Cathrina.

Check out our custom handmade garden gifts.

 Look for us at local events in the North Bay Area


Cathrina Susoev, owner of Cat-Hawk Gardens, is a plant designer based in Petaluma, California specializing in Kokedama string gardens. She is endearingly known as the Kokedama Mama. Cathrina teaches workshops on how to make these wonderful creations.

Cat-Hawk Gardens offers gifts, gardens, and playful gardening workshops that focus on beautiful, drought tolerant plants for inside and outside your home or office.

Look for my garden truck at local events and festivals otherwise, you can find my garden creations: at

Petaluma Community Acupuncture : 21 Kentucky Street, Petaluma, Ca 94952

The Petaluma Seed Bank : 110 Petaluma Blvd North,  Petaluma, Ca  94952 

Flower Casita : 140 2nd Street, Suite 116, Petaluma, Ca 94952

Penngrove Market : 10070 Main Street, Penngrove, Ca 94951 

Tea Room Cafe :

Americana :

Mudd & Gold :

Potter Green & Co. :

See you in the garden!


Kokedama (moss ball) is a Japanese art form of living sculpture suspended in air.

Very similar to bonsai, the plant and roots of a kokedama are contained in a small space. It's form and preparation represents the Japanese wabi-sabi aesthetic principles, defined as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.” 

Cat-Hawk Gardens holds an array of workshops both private and public on how to create your own Kokedama. If you would like to know when the next workshop is held, please click on "Register Today" and it will take you to our workshop schedule. If you would like to set up a private party workshop please email us by filling out the contact form below.





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