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UPDATED: The Vines in Downtown Farmington Wins Readers' Choice Poll

With votes and 5-star reviews, this downtown Farmington florist is tops among Patch readers.

"Every time I leave the Vines, I walk away with a smile and giggle."

That's how one Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch reader described her experience with . The downtown Farmington florist came out on top in our most recent Readers' Choice poll, which ended at 9 a.m. today. 

In a Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch directory review, Veronica Jamieson describes herself as a "lifelong customer" and wrote that The Vines is the only florist she goes to for any event. Two other customers shared reviews, adding to The Vines' scoring in our bi-weekly poll. 

 finished in second place, and  in third. ,  and  all received votes. 

The Vines owner Michelle Hinds said she believes her customers appreciate the store's fresh flowers, consistency and the unique touches that go into arrangements. And, she said, "I think we're pretty friendly."

Hinds has been in business in Farmington for more than 30 years and has lived in the community since she was five years old. A graduate of , she said she has done wedding arrangements for couples who are now coming in to order flowers for their children's graduation parties.

"It's just so nice to build a relationship with customers," she said, adding her gratitude to "all my loyal customers and friends."

The search continues

Farmington-Farmington Hills Patch continues the search for the best businesses in our communities. We'll have a new Readers' Choice poll on Monday. 

Read about all of our Readers' Choice winners. And you can always support your favorite local businesses by giving them a rating and review in our Places directory

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Diane Rand May 20, 2012 at 10:35 PM
I would never consider another florist. I just never thought of anyone else. There is always something new in Micky's shop, that is unique, and I must have it. I love all the design, and the wonderful smell of the fresh flowers.
Diane Rand May 20, 2012 at 10:41 PM
I have purchased several items from Micky. My home is decorated inside and out, with a touch of the vines. I am asked often " where did you get that" I just love everything Micky has to offer.
Mary Burck May 21, 2012 at 12:44 PM
I loved her old shop and she has won me over with her new shop in downtown Farmington! Its kind of cool to watch the artist at work there in the back! And she supports the community every chance she gets- and her fairy gardens are awesome.

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