Although not exactly space-saving, this is a lovely idea to accentuate your home herb garden. It was created by Sue and Peter Hill for the Healing Herb Garden entry to the Chelsea Flower Show. This surely beats using gnome and other garden statues.
Translation "Poland these chair are here since 1939 took place at the wedding here, interrupted by the outbreak of war. Every year, people paint the red chairs - in memory of those events". What an amazing monument.