1Bring first 4 ingredients for the pickling solution to a boil. Wash about 4-5 lbs. small cucumbers (enough fresh pickling cucumbers to fill a 1 gallon jar.) Layer whole, unpeeled cucumbers, onion, cloves and garlic and dill. Pour pickling solution over the top, let set on counter for 3 or 4 hours. Refrigerate, ready to eat in 2 to 4 days.