Makarimi Abdullah
Hi All,

First of all, I want to wish Merry Christmas to all, which celebrate this special day. Secondly Happy New Year to all, hope next coming year is more success than this year.

I'm quite busy with new project at home now, planning to build 'kampung' house and new garden. Hopefully everything is fine and this project can finish before I fly to further my PhD. So tired to update my blog, even though I have many thing to publish. 

On Friday last week, my friends and I went to Alor Setar Orchid in Alor Setar, Kedah. The shows held beside, Stadium Darul Aman, Alor Setar, which open for 50 orchid categories. We just bring 3 orchid plants, because we don't have many good plants to enter this competition. The prize quite big, the 1st prize will take home RM150, 2nd is RM100 and 3rd with RM50. It's quite disappointed.We won only 1 prize in Cattleya category, but it's Ok, actually we didn't expect to win any prize.

Here is some pictures we captured during Alor SetarOrchid Show 2010.

Major price: Best Plant, Best Reserve and Best Species

Best Plant of the Show

Best Reserve Plant of the Show

Best Species

Pahpiopedilum section

Cattleya and allied hybrid section

Vanda, Asco, Rhynchostylish, Renenthera, Aranda and Mokara section

I would like to welcome my new Orchid  Friend -  Maurício Murgel from Jahu, Sao Paulo, Brazil  his Flora Paraíso blog to my Orchid de Dangau.  Thanks Mauricio for being my 22nd friend here.
I also would like to welcome to College Garderner for being my 23rd  friend and MAZA's Orchid from Bandar Baru Puncak Alam, Selangor Malaysia as my 24th friend with his MAZA's Orchid blog to my Orchid de Dangau.

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6 Responses
  1. p3chandan Says:

    Gorgeous orchids Makarimi! I love all of them since my orchids wont turn up like that! Especially the Vanda, those blue/white ones and the rest too! Happy New Year to you too, may you win more prizes next year and hope you will complete your PhD too.

  2. Ron Says:

    Marvelous pictures, friend. Especially like the Paphs and the plant that won best species is exquisite. What species is that?

  3. Thank you for introducing many species of orchids to me. Never realised that they were actually very colourful. Wow you must have many energy to give all the TLC needed and completing your master and furthering your PhD. Here I am struggling to complete in time my studies.

  4. Autumn Belle Says:

    So many lovely orchids again. Good luck on your home project and Happy Holidays to you!

  5. Makarimi, Wonderful! As always you give a show with these beautiful photos. Section Vanda, Asco, Rhynchostylish, Renenthera, Aranda and Mokara section is simply spectacular.
    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

  6. p3chandan> Don't give up to plant orchid. Orchid need patience. Blue color orchid...really nice. Vanda need more attention than other genera,but when blooming time...she more pleasant than others! Thanks for the wishes, good luck to you too.

    Ron> Thanks Ron.The best species is Paph. Bullenianum, she so elegant!

    Diana> WC, hope you like those orchids in real too. Energetic...ahaa...that me ;-) Actually I like to learn something new. Not a burden to me, I like research so much.

    Autumn Belle> Thanks for the wishes. Good luck to you too.

    Valeria> Thanks for commenting. Sharing is caring ;-) That such of genera really easy to grow here, just need more attention in fertilizing and watering.