Why Fall is Planting Season

It has been common knowledge in the gardening industry for a long time that fall is the best time to plant.  I know as soon as the weather gets nice, the spring rush to plant begins and I think this is the reason many people think that spring is actually the ideal time to plant.  One of the reasons I prefer planting in the fall is because I don't have the summer heat chasing me down but the other reason is because in the wild, nature "plants" in the fall and if thats what happens in nature, I have a nagging feeling that it might be happening for good reason.  Here is a good article from the seed company American Meadows that sums up all the reasons why you should skip spring and wait for cooler weather. Why Many Experts Feel Fall Planting is Best