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Hello home growers!   Now that you’ve selected your seeds, it’s time to get your hands dirty. We’re talking about soil. The grow medium you choose and the nutrients you add can determine the success of your cannabis plant.   Cannabis plants need the right amount of oxygen in their grow medium, a balance of water retention and drainage, as well as nutrients and a pH of approximately 6. Whether you’re relying on soil or growing hydroponically, you’ll want to consider pH, nutrients and medium textures before getting started.    SOIL MEDIUM  If you’re growing in soil, cannabis plants like it loamy. Loam soils...

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For the month of April, we’re featuring Pure Sunfarms products at Nova Cannabis stores. Until April 30, all products from the Pure Sunfarms line are 20% off. That includes not only their high-quality signature flower strains like Pink Kush and White Rhino, but 510 vape cartridges, pre-rolls and vegan, gluten-free edibles too. Pure Sunfarms even produces a CBD oil from their Pure Sun CBD (aka Cannatonic) strain!   Here, we’ll learn more about the brand behind the flower, from Pure Sunfarms’ history to the legacy of BC-grown cannabis to their innovative drying and curing process.    Who is Pure Sunfarms? Briefly, tell us about your history and the challenges and triumphs that you encountered along the way, from...

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So you’ve decided to grow your own cannabis plants but aren’t sure where to start. Cultivating your own cannabis gives you the opportunity to learn as you grow!   Will you be growing indoors or outside?   What sort of equipment will you be using? Will your grow be under natural or artificial light?  The answers to these questions may determine what type of seeds you decide to purchase. Auto-flowering? Feminized? Strain name? Indica or sativa? Don’t worry, it’s not as overwhelming as it seems. Cannabis plants grow like… well, weeds. To get the most out of your cultivation experience, a little detail can go a long way.   Auto-flowering seeds  Auto-flowering...

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Get to know your neighbourhood Nova with our Store HIGHlight series! With over 30 locations across Alberta, and our Queen Street West location in Toronto, no two Nova's are exactly the same. Our stores are not just made up of the teams that operate them, but of the communities in which they operate and the customers that choose to shop with us. Next up, we're featuring our Glenmore Landing store in Calgary! What is interesting about the neighborhood your store is located? NC Glenmore Landing: Glenmore Landing is fascinating because we’re located right in the middle of four intersecting communities,...

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The holidays may look different this year but that doesn’t mean they can’t still be lit. Whether you’re toking with your nearest and dearest over Zoom or hibernating with your household under the Christmas tree, you can make moments that are merry and bright for your friends and family, and for yourself. So add your own name to your list and have a look at our Nova Cannabis Holiday Gift Guide, here to help you make this season a little warmer.   Bro9 Premium Hemp Pipe The perfect gift for someone you miss seshing with. A handcrafted, one-of-a-kind, natural hemp...

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