Try these ideas: https://www.craftylittlegnome.com/diy-mosquito-repellent/
Mint plant mint all over your yard
Plant citronella plants in pots. Good sized plant works for a 10-feet diameter of plant. Grows like crazy and can be brought inside for winter!
Here's a spray with essential oils https://www.yourbeautyblog.com/2018/06/homemade-insect-repellent-spray-recipe.html
If you decided to plant mint, it's best to put it into pots. Mint is very invasive and it will spread easily to every corner of your garden. Wishing you the best.
Here's an article that can help : https://thekitchengarten.com/plants-that-repel-mosquitoes/
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