RIP Kees Hoekert

RIP Kees Hoekert… On New Year’s Day 2017 a giant has gone. Kees Hoekert, founder of the Lowlands Weed Company, was a completely unique figure who deserves his nickname ‘Grandfather of the Dutch Nederweed’. He died at the age of Read More …

The Hemp: A Virginia Legend, 1916

“For all he had one word alone, One clod of dirt in their faces thrown, “The hemp that shall hang me is not grown!” His name bestrode the seas like Death. The waters trembled at his breath. This is the Read More …

Old Ed, 1979

“In 1979, Old Ed came from Oregon to the Netherlands. He brought us his knowledge of ‘Sinsemilla’ horticulture and his seeds. For 5 years he lived in my house and I felt blessed in his presence. For me he was Read More …