You can grow herbs in any type of container as herbs are not picky and will grow well in clay pots, windows boxes, wheelbarrow, terracotta or a chimney or even a vintage tin container. Search for unique containers at garage sales, estate sales and flea markets. The possibilities are endless when it comes to planting herb container gardens.
When it comes to growing herbs in containers I would suggest that you use what you have anything that will hold soil and allows the herb comfortable growing space will work, provided that you have water drainage holes at the bottom of the container.
View this You Tube video to learn more about herb container gardening.