Omni To Purchase Amelia Island Plantation

Omni Hotels & Resorts expects to take over full ownership and operation of Amelia Island Plantation in northeast Florida sometime this fall.

Coastal Living Picks Fernandina Beach As “Best Little Beach Town”

Coastal Living magazine features “The Best Little Beach Towns” . Fernandina Beach (on Amelia Island) is in the top 10.

Banner Year For Sea Turtle Nests on Amelia

As of August 17, 2010, 191 sea turtle nests have been marked on Amelia Island, Florida (almost all are loggerhead nests).

Fernandina’s Florida House: New Life for Florida’s Oldest Hotel

The Florida House Inn is beginning another phase in its long history, with a new owner planning to reopen its doors in December 2010.

Glimpses of Encouragement Abound on Amelia Island

Amelia Island is struggling to its feet, readying for another dash of prosperity. Glimpses of encouragement abound here, including new life at two historic inns.

Cuban Buttercup, Propagating Dracaena, Shade Tolerant Grass

University of Florida faculty member & Nassau County Extension Horticultural Agent, Rebecca Jordi answers gardening questions in “Garden Talk”…

Hike, Bike & Nature: Egans Greenway, Amelia Island

Egans Greenway is a 300-acre preserve. It’s a peaceful, natural area, great for a bike ride, hike, nature & wildlife observation & photography. WATCH VIDEO.

Crepe Myrtle Pruning, Gardenia Stress, Florida Fall Season Tomatoes

In August, it’s time to plant fall tomatoes in northeast Florida. Prune suckers from Crepe Myrtle trees any time of the year.