Welcome to Estrella Catarina!


Estrella Catarina is dedicated to illuminating the beauty found in everyday life.

Kathryn Hall is the author of Plant Whatever Brings You Joy: Blessed Wisdom from the Garden. She is also an internationally known book publicist, who has spent over four decades promoting books designed to make a difference, expressed in her popular tagline, “Changing the world one book at a time.” Her longstanding gardening blog, which has place among the top gardening blogs in the world, can found at:


She holds a B.A. in English from Kent State University and did MA course work in the field of Social and Cultural Anthropology at California Institute of Integral Studies in San Francisco. She was the contributing health writer for The Financial Times Guide to Business Travel (Financial Times/Prentice Hall, London). Her articles have appeared in Science of Mind magazine, Ode Magazine in Holland, OdeWire, Bird Watcher’s Digest, Personal Excellence, the San Francisco Business Times, Stone Voices journal, The Edge, Flora’s Forum, GreenPrints magazine, Western North Carolina Woman, GreenWoman magazine, Whole Monthly Calendar, and Garden Writer Association’s Quill and Trowel. Kathryn is a devoted mother, a gardener, a keen Nature observer and an animal lover. She resides in high desert country in New Mexico with her beloved Border Collies, and a rescue kitty named Coco.