Jorge Cervantes is the most trusted name in marijuana cultivation

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“Jorge Cervantes is the most trusted name in marijuana cultivation”

The Definitive Guide to Cultivation & Consumption of Medical Marijuana

The award winning Cannabis Encyclopedia explains all the essential techniques to grow indoors, outdoors and in greenhouses. All gardening practices are well-researched and illustrated with easy step-by-step examples and instructions.
Chapters on medical cannabis history, cannabinoid measurement and medical varieties provide a firm background for medical patients and caregivers. The Medicinal Concentrates and Cooking with Medicinal Cannabis chapters feature many different methods to concentrate and consume cannabis.
Each stage of plant growth is detailed and graphically explained seed, seedling, vegetative growth, clones and mother plants and flowering. Harvest, drying and curing information aims to preserve cannabinoids. Garden room design, construction and maintenance, greenhouse construction and care, outdoor gardens from backyards and patios to large remote fields are all explained in full detail and many step-by-step examples.

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About Jorge

Jorge Cervantes, a pseudonym for George Van Patten, is a world-renown cannabis expert. He has been cultivating his expertise in marijuana growing since the early 1980s and published his first book, Indoor Marijuana Horticulture, in 1983. In order to protect his identity, Van Patten used the name Jorge Cervantes, taking the name of his wife, Estella Cervantes, and that of his favorite author, Miguel de Cervantes.Van Patten wore black dreadlocks and a beret to cloak his public identity.

His expert advice has guided growers worldwide to apply simple, effective horticultural techniques to high-yield gardens. He has written regular columns for High Times and Soft Secrets magazines, published many books on successful marijuana cultivation, and has grown a wold-wide following through his writing and his online Marijuana Growing Forum.

Cervantes revealed his true identity in a 2010 interview on National Public Radio (USA).
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