I currently have a totally open pile of mostly weeds, dead grass and tree trimmings. I was thinking about just burning it all and using the ash to amend the soil in some of my bonsais. Is there any cheap way I can start a compost heap with some more green and brown ingredients? How effective is ash when compared to compost?
I.e. Will a hole work? lol I'm really right on cash and I cannot even afford some cinder blocks or a plywood container.
Thank you for your help!