BREEDING FOR THE CUP
By Nico Escondido
Ever wonder how the competition for the Indica and Sativa Cups goes down in Amsterdam every year, who gets to enter, and just how the seed breeders do it? Nico takes a behind-the-scenes look while also profiling an up-and-coming new seed company. The rules, regulations and goals of the Cup are discussed, and the how-to side of creating and breeding new strains is outlined in detail by our resident cultivation geek.
ROMANCING THE STONE
By Dan Skye
The HIGH TIMES Cannabis Cup is always a merry romp through the world of ganja. Every year, new strains emerge, new hash varieties are unveiled, and innovative new products for cannabis consumers and cultivators alike make their debut. The 23rd Cup was no different, with thousands in attendance blissfully inhaling the best bud in the world.
OUTDOOR WATER HARVESTING AND APPLICATION
By Hugh JiËlder
Our in-depth series concludes with the second installment on a garden’s most prized resource—water! This time, Hugh Jiëlder takes us on a closer inspection of outdoor cultivation and all the ins and outs of keeping your plants well watered and happy. Among the topics covered by HT’s West Coast reporter: water-collection options and methods, storage and irrigation techniques, and filtration tools. It’s that time of year again, so if you’re planning to grow some outdoor this summer, this is a can’t-miss primer!
THE HIGH TIMES INTERVIEW: DAN FOGLER
By Dan Skye
He’s the star of Balls of Fury, Kung Fu Panda and the upcoming high-energy teen flick Take Me Home Tonight. But Dan Fogler is also a Tony Award–winning actor and accomplished film director with a number of irons in his creative fire—and he makes no apology that cannabis serves as his muse.
Edited by Dan Skye
Pot & acne; Dutch crackdown; High gas prices; Montana jury revolt; Drug tunnels; Gallup poll optimism; Texas courage; Pot surf shorts; Vape-or-Smoke; Cannabis Cup Expo; Music of the Cup; Dead Meadow; Ken Boothe; Reviews; Brain Damage Control; Band of the Month; Miss HIGH TIMES; Almost Infamous.
Edited by Danny Danko & Nico Escondido
Pix of the Crop; Cannabis Clinic; Munchies; NORMLizer; Freedom Fighter; Dr. Mitch; SSDP Report; War Stories; Environmental Growing by Dave Bienenstock; Dear Danko.
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