Cervantes is a world-renowned expert on indoor, outdoor, and greenhouse cannabis cultivation. He puts more than thirty years of expert cannabis growing knowledge and hands-on experience at your fingertips with his books, articles, photographs, DVDs and calendars. His expert advice has guided millions of growers worldwide to apply simple, effective horticultural techniques to high-yield closet, basement, backyard, and guerrilla gardens. Cervantes, who travels extensively, writes regularly for High Times (USA) and Soft Secrets (Europe) and contributes to more than 20 cannabis magazines in 10 languages. He starred in Jorge Cervantes’ Ultimate Grow DVD Series (3 total) and his cannabis books are in print in seven languages, including best selling, Marijuana Horticulture: the Indoor/Outdoor Medical Grower’s Bible, to be published in Russian this fall. Cervantes continues his 10-year European speaking tours at 6 annual international cannabis fairs.
After 25 years, Jorge Cervantes recently revealed his given name, George Van Patten, in a NPR (National Public Radio) interview with Michel Martin. Van Patten has written a dozen garden books. In 2010 he returned from cannabis-friendly Spain to the USA where he is researching medicinal cannabis.