According to an article by Charles Malinchak in The Morning Call, a school district had to bring in a landscape architect to tell them how to get their grass growing.

“The Southern Lehigh (PA) High School football team needs a little love if it’s going to play on its home turf next month. Specifically, it needs three varieties of grass seed to germinate, which as of 9(last) Monday appears promising, but not definite.

The condition prompted district officials to call in an expert, who made a presentation to the school board about why much of the field is bare and what to do about it.

“Landscape architect David Horn, of the Coopersburg firm Architerra, which specializes in athletic fields and facilities including those played on by the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Jets, said, “The next two weeks are critically important.”

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