Wash beans well before stringing.
Snip off tops.
Leave beans whole in a size that fits the jars.
Soak in ice water for 30 minutes.
Make a brine to cover, using 1 tablespoon salt to each quart water.
Bring to a boil.
Boil for approximately 20 minutes, or until tender.
Place beans back in pan and add vinegar, sugar, spice bag, and garlic.
Simmer for 10 minutes.
Pack beans standing upright into hot sterilized jars.
Cover with the hot vinegar solution.
Place a head or so of dill on the top.