To some, gardening doesn’t sound appealing because all they can think about is the sore back, hours of maintenance and images of dead or dying plants. However, there are low maintenance landscaping ideas, especially if you follow a few simple rules. How much maintenance you want to take on is your personal call, but know that you can have a great garden without the negatives. One example of best low maintenance landscaping ideas is rock gardens. Rock gardens can completely transform the entire aesthetics of your yard. The zen look isn’t only restricted to rocky environments. You can turn almost any size of yard in any climate into a rock garden. Not only do rocks not need to be water constantly but they also give you a chance to be creative. You can build water fountains, grow succulents or add decorative figurines.