About Us

Husband and wife team merges their thirty plus, collective years of award winning professional horticulture, landscape, interior/exterior design, graphic design and branding experiences into one happy working labour of love called, “Morel Landscape".

Morel Landscape excels at providing clients with thoughtful and unique landscape designs that are lush, visually-striking and complementary to each property’s unique geographic, aesthetic and architectural features.

Tropical, West Coast inspired landscapes for East Coast Homes

"We always strive to incorporate Florida native plants and forms of xeriscaping in most of our landscapes. Our shared love of the laid back California aesthetic is what truly inspires our designs, but it's our addition of the tropical flora of Florida that makes a true Morel Landscape."

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Michael J. Morel

Principal Horticulturalist + Landscape Designer

In his 15+ years of immersive experience in South Florida's active landscape industry, Michael J. Morel has held the position of City Landscaper for the City of Deerfield Beach, FL; managed several landscape contracts for clients including The Related Group and numerous private residential homes, and nearly a decade currently is the Director of Horticulture for Fisher Island Community Association. In 2009, he won an FNGLA Award for his design of the famous entrance Flamingo Pond on Fisher Island.

Mike is a Certified ISA Arborist and a true, Hialeah-hospital born, Floridian. His fondest childhood memories are of gardening in Grampa Bonkenburg's lush Opa Locka backyard filled with old Florida Royal Poinciana trees, Century Plants and junglesque Copperleaf and fragrant Jasmine. Flamevine. Favorite Tree: The Kapok Tree

 

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Annhy Shim-Morel

Exterior Designer + Manager

Growing up in Canada dreaming of a warmer life; Annhy's decision to move to sunny Miami in 2003 was fortuitous to say the least. Her design career started in 1996 in her hometown of Toronto, working at notable design firms Yabu Pushelberg, and Gensler in New York City. In 2004 Annhy curated and directed a $1M public riverwalk juried art competition on the Miami River for developer Jorge Perez. Since then, Annhy has developed Art programming for the Viceroy Hotel; created marketing strategies and branding for local start-up brands like GinnyBakes and Marimekko Miami and designed and managed luxury hotel and multi-family developments. Currently she heads up SHIM PROJECTS a multi-disciplinary design studio working on interior design and real estate development projects in Miami and New York.

Annhy attributes her love of plants to her childhood backyard, filled with memorable rock garden walls oozing with succulents (hens and chicks!) and moss along the retaining wall, Forsythia hedges and Canadian Maple Trees. Favorite Plant/Tree: Old School 70's plants like Pothos and Pandanas Trees.

Services

Full Landscape Design and Installation

Exterior Design / House Color + Material Selections / Exterior Lighting

Custom Driveways / Hardscape

Swimming Pool Design 

Pergolas and Decks

Custom Planters

Garden Maintenance Programs

ISA Certified Tree Removal

Master Site Planning and Concept Designs + Rendering