I live in Amherst, NY., upstate near Buffalo. I don't know what zone this is, can you tell me? Also, how do I get my soil's pH?
Zone and pH
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You are in USDA Hardiness Zone 6a: -10F to -5F.
Depending on the depth of information you want on your soil there are home soil test kits you can buy or for more detailed analysis, you can get a soil test through your local cooperative extension office. Below is a link that will help you find the closest office to you: