no and a YES IMO
and I say this because of these things
ONE , HOW Much lime are you adding
if your in a area that needs a LOT, and you add lime AFTER seeding, or before
seeds could be covered in heavy lime , or NOT make soil contact
I have needed to add 2-3 ton of lime per acre in sites that were super poor
next will be, the lime will take a LOT longer to do any good sitting on top of the soil
for lime to work each particle of lime must touch a particle of soil
thus why its best to Mix it into the soil and get it down closer to a plants root system
and even THEN< it still takes a LONG time for lime to work , to change any PH levels
BUT adding lime while seeding is way better than NOT adding any lime, if lime is needed
NOT the best or most effective way to add lime, but?? better than NO lime if its needed, or just top dressing to maintain a PH level?
It is a small plot (.20 acre). Previous I added a a lot of lime and tilled it in to get the PH into an acceptable level. Now, I just add some lime each spring to maintain the PH. So I'm not added that much, maybe 150lbs or so. But I was going to overseed and didn't want it to affect the seeds from germinating. Sounds like it shouldn't be a problem.
NO what your doing will be perfectly fine
IF you have ANY worry's at all, lime first, wait till after a rain or two and then seed
its still pretty early to be seeding any how
frosts are still in the cards for a while IMO!
I was up at the cabin yesterday and raked up a few bare spots to loosen the soil. I overseeded, then put down lime and fertilizer. Usually that is a sure sign of extremely dry weather ahead because I had bad luck last year with my food plot. But, we got some rain today, and the forecast looks perfect. Hopefully the seeds germinate in the food plot does well.