TGA Genetics (aka Subcool Seeds) is a team of breeders with its roots in Seattle, WA. It started, in 2001, as a small group of dedicated medical cannabis gardeners who had grown tired of the false claims and made up marketing.
TGA (The Green Avengers) is headed by Subcool and Mz. Jill, two of the most accomplished horticulturalists the industry has to offer. Their beloved genetics are highly sought after for their characteristic terpene profiles. Most TGA strains have a distinguishable fruit aroma. This is because Subcool often uses selective breeding techniques to find strains that will produce the best-tasting hash.
Strains from TGA Genetics are commonly found throughout the world today. This is particularly true in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Some of their most well-known strains include: Space Queen, Agent Orange, Vortex, Timewreck, and Jilly Bean.
TGA has won a number of awards for their strains in the 13 years since their inception.
Subcool is the Head Breeder of TGA Genetics and a self-proclaimed “weed nerd.” Accordingly, he stars in the Weed Nerd YouTube series, that peels the curtain back on the life of commercial cannabis breeding. Subcool has served as a contributing author/photographer to for publications such as HIGH TIMES, Skunk, Treating Yourself, Heads, Weed World, and West Coast Magazine. Further, he authored the Book of Dank and Dank 2.0 – collections of cannabis photography with stories to go along with them. Strains that Subcool is known for breeding include Space Queen, Jack The Ripper, and Vortex.
Mz Jill is perhaps the best known female cannabis horticulturalist in the world. She is a member of TGA Genetics and co-star the Weed Nerd YouTube series with her husband Subcool. Strains that Mz Jill are most popularly known for include Agent Orange and Jilly Bean. Further, she is currently working on a hybridized cross between the TGA Space Queen male plant and a clone of Kyle Kushman’s Strawberry Cough.
Best known for his YouTube channel, Farmer John is a Washington-based cultivator and extraction artist. He is also a breeder under the umbrella of TGA Genetics. In the time since launching his YouTube channel, Farmer John has become one of the most popular extraction artists in the the industry. His concentrate company, Dank Wax Inc., has won a number of awards according to first place at the Secret Cup Pacific Northwest Regional.
Originating from TGA Subcool Seeds, the Chernobyl strain of cannabis is known for its heavy-hitting, yet calming effects on both the body and mind. Chernobyl is classified as a Sativa-dominant hybrid. As such, it is a go-to marijuana strain for many MMJ patients in search of its exceedingly sweet terpene profile and its unique ability to help combat a variety of mental disorders. Chernobyl Strain = Trainwreck x Trinity x Jack the Ripper The Chernobyl strain came to be when TGA Subcool Seed’s founder, Subcool, traveled out west on a quest …
The Jesus OG strain is one of TGA Genetics‘ latest creations. It was developed using one of their favorite OG strains and Subcool‘s classic Jack the Ripper hybrid. This particular batch was grown by Buds and Roses Collective in Studio City, CA. Jesus OG Strain: Hells OG X Jack The Ripper Thanks in part to TGA’s large following of “Weed Nerds”, the Jesus OG strain is one of the more popular new school strains on the market. Like many TGA strains, it can be found circling …
Bred by TGA Genetics, the Vortex strain is a Sativa-dominant hybrid that stems from two of Subcool’s favorite strains: Apollo-13 and Space Queen. The Vortex Strain Was Bred By TGA Genetics Digging deeper into the genetics of the Vortex strain, we find that there is a great deal of Jack Herer influence, with slightly less impact coming from Romulan and Northern Lights.
Bred by TGA Genetics, the Jilly Bean strain is a heavy-hitting hybrid stemming from the tasty combination of Orange Velvet and Space Queen. Subcool, Odie Diesel, and the rest of the TGA team have created some of the most popular strains in America today, including Agent Orange, Mickey Kush, Jack The Ripper, Pandoras Box, …
Ceres Seeds was founded as a breeding company in Amsterdam in 1999. The Ceres team started by growing for the Dreadlock Coffeeshop and Sensi Seeds in Amsterdam. It was there that they learned how to produce and cross strong, healthy plants. Ceres made a quick impact on the cannabis industry when their first F1 hybrid, White Panther (aka White Smurf), placed third in the 2000 Cannabis Cup. Their Fruity Thai strain took two second place awards in 2006 as well.
Mr. Nice Seedbank is a Dutch seed company that operates out of Switzerland, where the law permits growing cannabis for seed production. In fact, the company stems from the Greenhouse Seed Company, where the original Mr. Nice breeders (Shantibaba and Neville Schoenmaker) worked before going out on their own. The two men were co-owners of the Greenhouse Seed Co. and the Greenhouse Coffeeshop respectively, when they set their sights on the 1998 High Times Cannabis Cup. They won every relevant category that year with Super Silver Haze and El Nino, which laid the ground work for Mr. Nice to be born. Shortly thereafter, Shantibaba …
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Dr. Robert’s Bakery is based in San Diego, CA. They have a variety of medible options, all of which use canna-butter. They are the home of the 42 Brownie, which is one of the most potent treats in California with 420 mg of THC. The Dr. Robert’s product line includes a number of vegan and gluten-free options as well.
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