Adjust your mower deck wheels

Mower deck gauge wheels should be properly adjusted to prevent scalping grass on uneven terrain. The bottom of the wheels should sit approximately 1/8-1/2 of an inch from the ground, depending on your cutting height.

sharpening mower blade

Sharpen your skills

Make sure your mower blades are sharp for an even cut. Dull mower blades can tear or “shred” grass tips, creating entryways for disease and give a brown dried-out appearance to your lawn.