Planets in the Garden by Culpeper

Many of the Renaissance Astrologers listed the various trees, flowers, herbs and flowers that they believed fell under the dominion of the planets. Unfortunately, the lists very rarely correspond in total. The following list is compiled from Culpeper Complete Herbal, because of all of the Astrologers commonly read, he argues against tradition in favour of experience, and often gives his reasoning for choosing one rulership over another.

Saturn: Trees and Shrubs - Beech, Elm, Holly, Ivy, Mealy Tree, Poplar, Sloe, Tamarisk, Yew. Flowers - Aramanthus, Cornflower, Gladiole, Safflower. Herbs - Comfrey Fruits and Vegetables - Red Beets, Medlar, Quince. All Mosses.

Jupiter: Trees and Shrubs - Chestnut Tree, Fir, Maple, Mastic, Oak. Flowers - Agrimony, Betony, Dandelion, Dock, Hyssop. Herbs - Balm, Borage, Chervil, Sage, Succory. Fruits and Vegetables - Asparagus, Bilberry, White Beets, Chestnut, Fig, Peas

Mars: Trees and Shrubs - Broom, Furze Bush, Hawthorn, Honeysuckle, Pepper Tree Wormwood. Flowers - Anenome, Briony, Lesser Celandine, Gentian, Germander, Hedge Hyssop, Madder, Tobacco. Herbs - Aloes, Basil, Chilli, Chives, Catmint, Garlic, Mustard, Pepper, Sarsaparilla, Tarragon. Fruits and Vegetables - Barberry, Onion, Radish, Rhubarb, Rocket.

Sun: Trees and Shrubs - Ash, Bay Tree, Balsam, Juniper, Mistletoe, Olive Tree, Storax Tree, Walnut Tree. Flowers - Angelica, Butterbur, Eyebright, Greater Celandine, Heliotropes, Marigolds, Pimpernel, Sun Dew, Sunflower. Herbs - Bay, Burnet, Chamomile, Rosemary, Saffron, Saint John's Wort. Fruits and Vegetables - Celery, Olives, Walnuts.

Venus: Trees and Shrubs - Alder, Apple Tree, Birch, Bramble, Cherry Tree,Currant Bush, Elder, Gooseberry Bush, Pear Tree, Peach Tree, Plum Tree, Sycamore. Flowers - Columbine, Cowslip, Carnation, Daisy, Pennyroyal, Mallow,Oxlip,Primrose, Rose, Tansy, Violet. Herbs - Cumin, Mint, Sorrel, Thyme. Fruits and Vegetables - Apples, Artichokes, Beans, Cherries, Currants,Pears, Peaches, Plums, Strawberry.

Mercury: Trees and Shrubs - Azalea, Ferns, Hazelnut Tree, Mulberry Bush,Pomegranate Tree. Flowers - Calamint, Lily of the Valley, Lavender, Periwinkle, Scabious,Spurge. Herbs - Caraway, Dill, Fennel, Liquorice, Marjoram, Parsley, Savoury,Valerian. Fruits and Vegetables - Carrots, Fennel, Hazelnut, Mulberries.Pomegranates.

Moon: Trees and Shrubs - Willow Flowers - Clary, Flag, Water Lily, White Lily, Orphine, Privet, Wallflower. Herbs - Fruits and Vegetables - Cabbages, Water Chestnut, Watercress,Cucumbers, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Pumpkin, Turnips.