Danny Danko in 2010
|Born||July 4, 1972|
|Residence||New York City|
|Alma mater||Boston University|
|Occupation||Senior Cultivation Editor|
|Employer||High Times Magazine|
|Known for||Growing Cannabis|
|The Official High Times Field Guide to Marijuana Strains|
Danny Danko (born July 4, 1972) is a writer, photographer and Senior Cultivation Editor of High Times magazine. He was born in Leningrad, USSR. 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.
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. He has judged more Cannabis Cups than anyone else on Earth.
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.
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He is the author of the 2011 book The Official High Times Field Guide to Marijuana Strains.
- Danko, Danny (2011). The Official High Times Field Guide to Marijuana Strains. High Times Books. ISBN 978-1-893010-28-4. 
He is also the author of the book Cannabis: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Marijuana.
- Danko, Danny (2018). Cannabis: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Marijuana. Hampton Roads Publishing. ISBN 978-1-571748-46-1. 
He has written numerous articles on the subject of marijuana gardening both outdoor and indoor. Danko is the writer of Top Ten Strains of the Year every year since 2005 and also the creator and founder of the HIGH TIMES Seed Bank Hall of Fame. He is also credited with a highly popular instructional video on how to roll a joint.
Other notable grow articles by Danny Danko include Jungle in the Bronx, The Greatest Marijuana Gardens of All Time,Seven Habits of Highly Effective Pot Growers, The History of Hydroponics, Organics for Beginners, Illinois Grow Revolution,Rip City Mega-Grow!,Cloning for Dollars, The Story of Kush, The Haze Craze, 25 Years of Chem Dog and The Top Ten 10 Strains of 2016.
Danny has appeared on NPR, New York Times, Vice, CNBC multiple times, CNBC debate, Slate, NY Daily News, Bloomberg News, UpRoxx, Wall Street Journal, LA Times, Detroit Metro Times, The Daily Beast, Alternet,The Nation and Washington Post. Danny has also appeared as a guest on The Combat Jack Show Podcast,
Aside from cultivation content, Danko has also conducted print interviews with Kid Cudi, Manu Chao, Sizzla, Belly (rapper), Bill Lee (left-handed pitcher), Method Man, I Wayne, Antibalas, Slightly Stoopid, Redman and Joel Tudor.
Free Weed Podcast
Danny Danko hosts a podcast called High Times Presents "Free Weed from Danny Danko" since August 2011. Guests have included Jorge Cervantes, Dr. Lester Grinspoon, Robert Connell Clarke, Mason Tvert, Kyle Kushman, Tommy Chong, Curren$y, Allen St. Pierre, Rob Cantrell, DJ Short, Roger Steffens, Reeferman, Jodie Emery, and Soma.
- David Downs, "Bowl or cup? California’s best weed converges on Northern California this weekend", newsreview.com, 6.21.12.
- Danko, Danny (2011). The Official High Times Field Guide To Marijuana Strains. High Times Books. ISBN 978-1893010284.
- Danko, Danny (2018). Cannabis: A Beginner's Guide to Growing Marijuana. Hampton Roads Publishing. ISBN 978-1-571748-46-1.