Sussex County group seeks rezoning of 37 acres

 The News Journal | August 12, 2013

By James Fisher

A group of botanically minded Delawareans is planning to open a 37-acre public garden near Dagsboro three years from now, and has approached Sussex County for permission to make it happen.

"We founded this with the mission of creating a world-class botanic garden," said Michael Zajic, president of the new nonprofit pushing the Delaware Botanic Gardens. "There is none like it on the peninsula."

Zajic and his colleagues say they aspire to build a garden open to the public about the size of the main garden of Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, Pa. ....