Mosquitos hate the smell of garlic more than anything and will do anything to escape the smell. Works for 3 months. Buy the biggest jar of garlic that you can find and sprinkle it around the yard. Even poor out the “garlic water” close to the back door.
Hmmmm- worth a try . All Natural Peppermint Essential Oil Pest Spray -Combine 1 drop of Peppermint oil to every ounce of vinegar, spray around entries to house and perimeter of garden, vinegar kills plants so be careful.
Now here is an idea for the wall you face from the entryway! Do a skylight in the hallway and then a living wall to accommodate many of your plants! There are systems to automate irrigation and allow for easy removal / swap-out of plants as it grows!