Flower Patch and Diamond House Bed and Breakfast - The Experience

Your Bed & Breakfast Experience


Lynne and Bill Harshbarger opened their B&B to the world in 1988 when their children were leaving home. While they worried over what might please their guests and how the house should look and what to fix for breakfast, they soon discovered that it was the whole experience of a B&B that is most attractive to visitors. Guests like everything. Especially they enjoy the quiet music and the art work, but most of all they enjoy sharing their lives and telling their stories. We've listed some of their comments here:


"We had a wonderful time at your home. We stayed two nights and greatly enjoyed the breakfast feast both days. Your hospitality was magnificent. We appreciated how you would sit down and talk with us as though we were part of the family. It is easy to see why so many of your customers return. Thank you."
--John & Brenda
Tremont, Illinois

"Thank-you for a wonderful time! The food was fantastic! Excellent hospitality. Nice Beds."
--Kathy & Tegan
Des Moines, IA

"We had a most enjoyable time staying with you. The house is so beautiful and so are the grounds. We enjoyed our tea and talk with Bill, Lynne, and Dan. Our room was perfect. Fantastic breakfast. I ate everything plus the flowers. "
--Nancy and Marvetta
Hazwood, Mo

"We had a wonderful time. Thank-you so much. You made our 40th anniversary something we will always remember.
Special thanks to Dan for the meals he prepared. Talk about heavenly!
You are truly a family that has learned to work together as one."
--Sam & Nancy
Godfrey, IL

"This was our first time staying at a B&B and you made it a wonderful experience. You have set the standard very high for any other we might visit. You made our anniversary a special memory. Hope to be back!"
--Cindy & Darrin
Morrison, IL