The growing season in the St. Paul, Minnesota area is short so you need to consider that when you are choosing your vegetables for your garden.The shorter season a vegetable needs to grow the more chance you will have at a successful crop.
Tomatoes should be started indoors about 6 to 10 weeks before all frost has past. The Brandywine tomato has a longer growing season of about 90 days. This means you need to start your brandywine seeds early and transplant them into your garden when all danger of frost has past. You can plant them in planters or in rows in a garden and they will do well.
The Brandywine is a great choice for taste. It is a very large, heavy producing type of tomato that can grow big meaty rich tomatoes that can be eaten fresh or made into sauces. It can also be frozen so it makes a good all purpose tomato.
The Brandywine is an old variety of tomato that does very well grown organically. It is hardy and once you get them started they will produce large amounts of tasty tomatoes.