Originally Posted by Smallaxe
You assume incorrectly... obviously it is a last ditch effort to fill in the areas that didn't 'take well', during the Fall, but last Spring was probably the best results of anything else... even complete lawns being seeded after rototilling...
In the old days people either relied on Spring rains or Winter seeding to establish lawns... it works much better than lots of things I've seen other people do...
Too many variables for me. Like last winter here in the midwest. The seed would have sat there and rotted for four months. I don't see how you could get much germination, and certainly not for the prices I charge for premium seeding.
For field seeding? I guess but why not just wait till spring?