Danny Danko

Danny Danko
New York City, New York, USA
July 04
Senior Cultivation Editor
High Times Magazine
I write and edit articles as well as take photos of marijuana gardens and cannabis luminaries for High Times Magazine. Check out my links in the bottom left corner for more info...




In this exclusive excerpt from his book, The HIGH TIMES Field Guide to Cannabis Strains, senior cultivation editor Danny Danko reveals the highest-quality pot varieties hailing from America’s neighbor to the north.


Next Generation Seed Company
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JANUARY 5, 2012 5:18PM

The Story of Kush


Danny Danko travels in search of the mysterious truth behind the murky history of the legendary cannabis variety known as the Kush. Bonus: Danny’s Top 10 Kush Strains.

Origins of the Kush

The disputed region known as the Hindu Kush shares its boundaries with Pakistan and Afghanistan jus… Read full post »

MARCH 11, 2010 1:40PM

Marijuana: The Gateway Back

For years we've heard tall tales from the government about the dreaded "gateway effect" of marijuana. 'Try it and soon you'll be hankering for a stronger high. Shortly thereafter, you're a junkie on the street desperately seeking another fix.'

 I won't go into the many reasons why this is an… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
JUNE 23, 2009 4:44PM

The History of Hydroponics

Water-based Agriculture Dates Back Centuries

The History of Hydroponics by Danny Danko

Hydroponic cultivation—the growing of plants without soil—is a science as/

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What would America’s 25 million regular marijuana consumers do with $14 billion? How about pay taxes – gladly.


America's Cannabis Consumers Want to Stimulate the Economy 

That’s the message the Executive Director of the National Organization for the Reform of Mariju… Read full post »
MARCH 10, 2009 5:05PM

High Time to Start Growing Pot

Spring is the time to plant those seeds and begin the magical process of growing outdoor pot plants that will be "knee high in July" and result in heavy harvests come Autumn.


By Danny Danko, Senior Cultivation Editor, High Times Magazine

Recent events have placed marijuana… Read full post »

FEBRUARY 25, 2009 12:25PM

Danny Danko's Pot Strain Poll

Take the poll and let me know what your favorite strain is...

FEBRUARY 13, 2009 2:56PM

Danny Danko's Get Growing Now

Are you itching to convert your passion for pot into a trade that pays? Are you sick of paying top dollar for mediocre and light bags of buds? Does the economic downturn mean it's time to finally put into action those cannabis cultivation cravings?   Then you've come to the…

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DECEMBER 23, 2008 1:56PM

HIGH TIMES Top 10 Strains of 2008

By Danny Danko   Each year, we at HIGH TIMES painstakingly scour the entire planet in search of the tastiest and most potent pot to feature in our esteemed rundown of the world’s finest cannabis varieties. It’s a tough decision, yet certain strains always seem to shine through—…

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AUGUST 1, 2008 3:52PM

Jungle In The Bronx

Story and Photos by Danny Danko Some growers remove themselves from society and plant their fields deep in the woods, hiding away at the edge of civilization. They live solitary lives and earn a living from the lush earth, as farmers have done for thousands of years. Others, however, choose…

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Beware of short cuts and quick fixes that minimize the hard work and focus required to prosper. An effective ganja garden always satisfies the needs of the grower who maintains the following seven important rules of conduct.   Cleanliness: Proactivity isn’t just a boardroom cliché.… Read full post »