What's it All About?

Well, it's about as much of My Family, My Friends, My Life and its Events, as I can recall and cram in . . . .
On this website I introduce myself, 'The Toynes', my family and their lives, as well as my life and our photographs from more than 70 years - 40 of them hiding in the shrubbery . . .


FIRST: A Whole Life

The Toynes, My Life, My Family and Our Travels - That's a 'Me & Mine' click.


THEN: A Life in Horticulture

Gardens, Plants, Techniques, Styles, Features, Wildlife - Good & Bad -  and Ideas . . . this is where you'll find my latest photos to look at and use. Yes, USE!

I look forward to reading your comments in the 'About You' (that's 'you' NOT me!) and 'Get In Touch' Sections!

Visitors to this Toyne Website

Thanks for Visiting Folks! How's about telling us something about your life in the 'About You' Section or leaving a message in 'Get In Touch'?

Have a Look at the Toyne Family Tree:

Click on this logo for our Branch of 'The Toyne Family Tree'

For several years I have been putting together a Family Tree for our Branch of the Toynes in Lincolnshire and elsewhere in the world (I have two children and further offspring in Australia and Glenna has umpteen cousins in America) - However, I must admit to being neither very good nor very consistent in my efforts and have resolved to look elsewhere for information and history than just the Web! Time permitting, I'll put this into practice soon . . . 


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About Me

A Pretty Good Likeness

My name is David Toyne

I am a Master of Horticulture of the Royal Horticultural Society - M.Hort(RHS) - and a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture - F.C.I.Hort.

I originally come from Lincoln, the County Town of Lincolnshire in the East of England and currently live in Ruthin, a small Market Town in Denbighshire, North Wales

Hobbies: FAMILY, Plants, Botany, Horticulture, Gardening, Wildlife,Travel, Reading, Photography
Music: Jazz, Blues + Beethoven & Mozart
Movies: Wonderful Life, Harvey, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid.
Languages: English, French, German

My motto: Cogito Ergo Sum - Cogito . . .