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Earth Signs: How This Element Influences Your Personality

Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn are the 3 signs of the zodiac that belong to this element group. They are known for keeping it real, staying calm in all situations and being completely down to earth, if you'll pardon the pun! These personalities are typically grounded, practical and stable; exactly like the element that incarnates them. Astrologer Susan Taylor reveals what you must know about the essential characteristics, personality and love prospects of these natives.

What do the different Earth signs have in common? What influence does this element group have on Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn? You'll know everything about them thanks to our insights!

Earth signs

Earth signs:
Taurus - April 21 - May 20
Virgo - August 24 - September 22
Capricorn - December 22 - January 20

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What does it mean to be an Earth sign?

The Earth element brings realism and concreteness to any given personality. It's the soil, solidity, stability that holds us together. Furthermore, through this element we also find notions of rigidity, toughness and a lack of flexibility. This element is feminine and is associated with rather receptive and introverted characters. These natives have assertive characters and like to move forward methodically. They are distinguished by their materialism and need for comfort.

Two characteristics common to all Earth signs

1. An unfailing pragmatism

Earth signs are usually associated with authenticity, productivity and intelligence. In order to obtain good results, these signs have to work hard. That is why the signs governed by this element, like things to be done to perfection and never turn away from their goals. Endowed with a remarkable pragmatism, they are realistic, so material security is of real importance to them.

2. Cold and indifferent

Their realism pushed to the extreme gives natives of this sign the reputation of being cold and distant. This may indeed be the case, but it's also and above all a way for them to protect themselves, allowing them to mask their sensitivity and to endure difficulties with patience and determination.

What is this element like in love: Vain yet attentive

People belonging to this element don't need lots of things to be able to do their best. A little water, sunshine and care. Based on this premise, in love, these natives have primary needs: physical beauty, sensuality, sexuality, security, stability and tranquility. Although they dream of creating their nests and truly anchoring themselves.


Folks belonging to this element like to be confident and take the least amount of risk. This heightened need for security automatically eliminates the more versatile signs. Their traits can also make them possessive and suffocating with their partners.

Earth signs compatibility: Who are the best matches?

Horoscope compatibility is very important when it comes to finding love. Discover who each of these native is most compatible with in love.

Earth signs compatibility:

Taurus compatibility:

Taurus is the best match for Virgo.

Virgo compatibility:

Virgo is most compatible with Taurus.

Capricorn compatibility:

Capricorn and Taurus make a sweet couple!

Which planets rules over these signs?

All astrological signs are influenced by a planet. It's our ruling planet that determines a big part of the personalities. Which planets govern the earth signs?

Taurus is ruled by Venus...

Venus helps Taurus to express his feelings and emotions. Creative and inventive, they are ready to do anything for their passion. Patient and balanced, they prefer to observe before judging or acting.

Virgo is ruled by Mercury

Planet of communication, signs ruled by Mercury like to meet new people and have a lively social life. Prudent, Virgos are nevertheless wary of relationships and take a long time before feeling connected to someone.

Capricorn is ruled by Saturn

Discretion and solitude are the keywords of Capricorn. Calm and cautious, they prefer to keep quiet and reflect before speaking. This sign deeply believes in their own opinions, which they share at the right time.

>>> There you have it, you know everything about Earth signs, and what if you were to set out to discover the 4 elements of the zodiac?  Your element also impacts your future, so consult your 2021 horoscope here.

By Susan Taylor

Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - I’ve always been completely fascinated by the world of Astrology and horoscopes. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are my main passions.

Editor in Chief and Astrologist for MyAstroMag - I’ve always been completely fascinated by the world of Astrology and horoscopes. Writing for you and forecasting my exclusive predictions are my main passions.

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