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This film demonstrates ways in which farm homes can be made more attractive. Opening scenes show the beauty of a farm home surrounded by trees, shrubs and gardens. The film stresses the value of windbreaks and refers to the assistance provided by government experimental stations such as those at Indian Head, Saskatchewan, and Morden, Manitoba. Ways in which local problems such as drought have been overcome are shown. Arrangement of buildings, a circular drive to the house, the use of crested wheat grass for lawns, and window boxes are among the suggestions made for improving the appearance of farm homes.

1947, 22 min