Most plant materials provide mosquitos a place to hide and rest during the day. They typically like a shaded are with shrubs or groundcovers. I would not say that ivy itself is particularly appealing to them. Years where there is lots of rain provide breeding grounds and increased problems with mosquitos. The following web site will provide you more information. Good luck in your new home!
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