The Earth element is attached to the signs of Taurus, Virgo, Capricorn and it also rules the second, sixth and seventh houses. All te earthy metaphors work here – “salt of the earth”, “feet planted firmly on the ground” etc. Those who are based in an Earth sign are practical, grounded, dependable. They do not take risks, instead, they prefer sure things!
Earth signs are the builders of the zodiac. These signs see creation as a tangible proposition. Whether it is building jobs or a home, creating comfort is essential to an Earth sign. Earth sign people feel best when they have accumulated good amount of possessions, there is also a risk that with this they can become a tad greedy and materialistic!