Our backyard got a bit neglected this summer. Besides spending a week at the beach we are always on the go. So something had to give. Our vegetable garden didn't get taken care of. We hardly watered it and we absolutely didn't weed it. Still our tomato plants gave us some small tomatoes.
Also when we got our butterfly bush it was so little, but now it is as big as ever. And at some point it got knocked down by one of the hurricanes. Mother Nature is amazing!