Combine vegetables in a stainless steel stockpot; cover with boiling water. Let stand 5 minutes; drain. Repeat procedure; drain well. Add remaining ingredients, stirring well. Bring to a boil; boil 15 minutes, stirring frequently.
Pack pickle mixture into hot sterilized jars; cover with syrup, leaving 1/2-inch head space. Remove air bubbles. Cover with metal lids, and screw bands tight. Process in boiling-water bath 20 minutes.