Pack washed okra in 6 pint jars. Divide garlic, celery seed, hot pepper, and dill seed between the jars. Combine salt, sugar, water, and vinegar in large saucepan; bring to boiling, and pour into jars to within 1/2 inch of top. Seal jars and place in hot water bath (water to cover jars) for 7 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana