Before Spreading your grass seed rake your lawn to remove dead grass also pull up weeds. In the "evening only" water the ground for a half hour. Stop watering wait 15 or 20 minutes to allow water to absorb into the ground. Then Spread your seeds by throwing them way up in the air this is most effective no need to use a spreader besides the natural way is always the best way. There are two reasons why you should do this project in the evening. The birds will see you throwing the seeds. Birds that have been fed by humans relate when they see a human throwing seed as food. The ground puts out heat so the dampness and the heat will cause the seeds to germinate quicker.
Fescue Grass Seed
This grass seed is the best in the worst of conditions. This grass thrives in the winter no matter how cold it gets, does great under trees. Most types of grass do not do well in shaded areas but Fescue thrives in shaded areas. Save on watering this type of grass does better in drier conditions.
Canada Green Grass Seed
The Canada grass seed is great for lawns that have bare spots or just needs thickening. Just rake out the dead grass and sprinkle seeds wherever you desire to thicken your lawn.
Oregon Grass Seed
The Oregon grass seed is best for very large properties like farming or very large lots. The Oregon goes a lot further and it's cost effective.
Zoysia Grass Seed
The Zoysia grass seed is best planted in warm climate conditions. This type of grass seed spreads quickly. The Zoysia grass seed is hard to find it is often sold in sprigs.
Rye Grass Seed
Rye grass mixes well with your existing grass. Pull up any weeds then give your grass a good raking then throw handfuls of seeds high up in the air to ensure your seeds spread evenly. (Do not throw seeds against the wind) unless you don't mind getting seeds all over you.