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Wet conditions can cause grass clumping and excessive buildup on the mower deck underside, leaving you with a poor quality cut.
It’s best to water your grass in the morning. If you water in the evening, droplets can cling to the grass and promote fungus overnight.
For a more consistent, smooth cut fill in any divots or uneven terrain in your yard.
Be sure to mow in a straight line, whenever possible. And overlap your mowing path from 2-4 inches to avoid strips of uncut grass.