Half the houses are rentals so they keep their grass to a reasonable length, say ankle height. The home owners, if which l am one, vary our grass from bowling green perfect to knee high like the bloke over the road. In 11 months I've seen him once, heard him twice. My lawn has gone to weeds, going to tear half it out in a year or two so l don't care for it much. 14 scarf joints today for my little Skerry.