So, rather than leave them at the back of the cupboard, repurpose them for the ‘kitchen garden’ instead. A shiny old kettle makes a fun container for growing basil, while old saucepans (steel or enamel) are perfect vessels for growing a range of culinary herbs.
Pot or pan up your next patch of parsley
Just remember, to convert most items to garden use, you will need to drill a few drainage holes in the base before you plant (use a metal-suitable drill bit). But if you are after a vessel that won’t require any drilling, don’t forget the ultra-easy option – the colander.