BROOKSVILLE — On Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to noon, arborist and organic farmer Phil Norris of Blue Hill will lead a free apple pruning workshop at the organic orchard at the Good Life Center on Cape Rosier, Brooksville, the historic homestead of Helen and Scott Nearing.

Participants will learn pruning techniques and strategies, proper and safe handling of tools and how to develop short- and long-term goals for maximizing yields for