1) Auchinlea is a garden for all seasons: Spring: bulbs, magnolias, crab apples, cherry blossom. Summer: roses, agapanthus. Autumn: coloured leaves, orange red and yellow. Winter: daphnes, hellebores, wallflowers, red-stemmed cornus
2) Current owners are the surviving family of the Cleland’s of Auchinlea, near Cleland Town, S.W of Glasgow.
3) “The kiss of sun for pardon, The song of the birds for mirth, One is nearer God’s heart in a garden, Than anywhere else on earth.”