DIY Herb Garden: Most herbs love sun and are made for bright kitchens. Line your window sill with small pots, or purchase a long plastic planter made for sills. Or, experiment with various containers, like colanders or antique watering cans.
I love the idea of using baskets in soft-grey rattan for planting. These have been simply lined with plastic bin bags, with their bottoms pierced for drainage. Full details on Modern Country Style blog: Leopoldina Haynes' Small Garden