A bare plot of ground bloomed into a profitable business for Fallbrook flower grower Janet Kister. Among her offerings are a variety of coleus, below.

A bare plot of ground bloomed into a profitable business for Fallbrook flower grower Janet Kister. Among her offerings are a variety of coleus, below. Photo by Stephen Whalen.

Biotechs and craft breweries are the current darlings of the San Diego County economy, but there’s a stalwart player that has been packing an economic punch far longer than either of these relative newcomers...

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