Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan.
Add the salt and stir until dissolved.
Remove from heat.
Pour in the vinegar and set aside to cool.
Arrange the vegetables in two 1-quart jars.
Place one clove garlic and half package of pickling spices into each jar.
Pour in the vinegar mixture.
Place lids on jars and set aside in a warm place for eight days.
Fill with more of the vinegar mixture, if needed.
Replace caps and store in a cool place until ready to serve.