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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My photographs and information about all the Plant Types listed on the right . . . 

Hardy Herbaceous Plants

By Hardy Herbaceous Perennials. I mean Hardy (cold generally does not kill them) Herbaceous (die down each year) and Perennial, (grow and come back for more than two years), that is IN NORTH WALES, Postcode LL15 - that's where our garden is!

Only Half-Hardy Herbaceous Perennials

By Half Hardy Herbaceous Perennials. I mean Hardy down to just above freezing. All are Herbaceous (die down each year) and Perennial, (grow and come back for more than two years), but require at least some protection out of doors or, alternativley, moving under cover for the winter and keeping frost free.