We have an exclusive clip to share from an upcoming new episode of the Discovery Channel six-part limited series The Garden: Commune or Cult which airs on Sundays at 9pm ET/PT on the Discovery Channel.
On this week’s new episode, we find out whether prospective member Tyler Milligan gets to stay after his 10-day period, Oak stirs up trouble, Jessica and Tisheila start to integrate more into the community, the members go dumpster diving – and more.
Check out the clip from the upcoming epsiode 4 below.
About The Garden: Commune or Cult
On 22 acres of backcountry land in the American South lies The Garden – a community that lives by its own laws, free from the pressures of modern society. They maintain an open-door policy to anyone seeking to join their ranks, but new people must submit to an initiation period. Some barely last a week, others are forced to leave, and a chosen few will call The Garden home for good. Questions continue to arise about the cult-like vibes of the controversial community, but this spring is different. Cameras have been granted unprecedented access to The Garden, documenting its spread to new locations deep in the Ozarks.
Founded as a cooperative, “leaderless” community, The Garden could be viewed as a post-apocalyptic wonderland free of societal rules. However, when potential members arrive, they quickly realize there’s more than meets the eye. New initiates include Tyler, a veteran and self-described doomsday prepper; Tisheila, a truck driver survivalist; Oak, who wants to toughen up after years behind a desk; and Jessica, a former cheerleader looking to reconnect with nature. These newcomers have ten days to prove to The Garden that they have what it takes to be part of the community. Did they join a commune working towards a sustainable, off-grid way of life? Or have they just surrounded themselves with members of a mind-controlling cult?
A new epsiode airs Sundays, 9PM ET/PT on Discovery Channel.