everywhere for troughs but this seems perfect for planting herbs in the middle of the island
of the trough to keep herbs fresh), but you could just as easily stick a small pot in there to have growing greens close at hand when preparing meals. (Just be sure they get regular doses of sun to keep them healthy.)
with pots of herbs stashed along side bottles of wine while an Italian feast is just waiting to be cooked up. One can achieve a similar look by taking cut bunches of the herbs, putting them in water, and using them for a few days.
If your climate has mild winters, you can keep pots outside. If
little trough begs to differ. Take a little scoop out of the middle, and herbs, condiments and drinks become accessible to the cook and those seated on the other side.