Welcome to episode 46 of Free Weed from Danny Danko! Danny and Mike preview the January 2014 issue of HIGH TIMES Magazine featuring our Vape Pen Buyer’s Guide as well as the upcoming 26th annual Cannabis Cup.
Plus, Danny talks to Subcool and MzJill of TGA Genetics about growing, strains and giving back to the cannabis community. And, our cultivation segment features a treatise on HID (High Intensity Discharge) lighting such as MH (Metal Halide) and HPS (High-Pressure Sodium).
As always Danny answers listener grow questions and wraps up the episode with Raw rolling papers.
HIGH TIMES senior cultivation editor Danny Danko gets a look “behind-the-seeds” as Don from DNA Genetics demonstrates the company’s seed-sorting machine. The machine, set up at an undisclosed location, makes it possible for DNA to fulfill seed orders the world over. Also, it’s really cool.
Episode 44 of Free Weed previews the upcoming 26th annual Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam, this November 24-28. Also, Jen Bernstein from Jen’s Music Stash talks to Sticky from Doc Green’s Therapeutic Healing Cream about using marijuana as a topical for skin ailments and more.
Then, Danny and Mike speak to Cannabis Cup winner Milo from Big Buddha Seeds about his plans for the upcoming Cup and his latest strains.
Thinking of growing at home? Then don’t miss episode 44’s cultivation topic where Danny breaks down the best growboxes and grow tents on the market.
Plus, Strain of the Fortnight and listener grow questions answered! Come and get your Free Weed!
HIGH TIMES senior cultivation editor Danny Danko visits Green House Seeds’ headquarters in Amsterdam. Arjan, the King of Cannabis, shows Danko the secret vault and discusses seed selection, landrace genetics and his latest project, Strain Hunters.
Danny Danko is a writer, photographer and the Senior Cultivation Editor of HIGH TIMES magazine. He has personally selected HIGH TIMES' annual Top 10 Strains of the Year since 2005 and is also the creator and founder of the HIGH TIMES Seed Bank Hall of Fame. Danko's "Get Growing Now"! microsite for beginner growers (featured on hightimes.com) has garnered over two million page views since it went up in February 2009.
In addition to being an expert judge at the HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup in Amsterdam on numerous occasions and at the first-ever HIGH TIMES Medical Cannabis Cup in San Francisco in June 2010, Danko has traveled the country and the world in search of the finest buds, including such places as Northern and Southern California, the Pacific Northwest, Vancouver, Barcelona and beyond.
Danko was also chosen by longtime HT grow guru Jorge Cervantes as the hand-picked successor for his question-and-answer forum in HIGH TIMES. Now known as Dear Danko, this cultivation-advice column continues the tradition of responding to plaintive inquiries from frustrated farmers worldwide.
Other notable grow articles by Danko that have appeared in the pages of HIGH TIMES include "Jungle in the Bronx," "Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pot Growers," "The History of Hydroponics," "Organics for Beginners," "Harvesting: Cut and Dried," "Top 10 Canadian Strains of All Time," "The Beginner's Guide to Outdoor Guerrilla Gardening," "The History of Kush" and "Cloning for Dollars." The Official HIGH TIMES Field Guide to Marijuana Strains is his first book.